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  1. Bioterrorism : Advances in Anthrax Response and Technology

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    Wed, 14 Sep 2011

    matter since anthrax can be used as a bioterrorism agent. It found no evidence suggesting ..... NEW? What has been happening in the bioterrorism arena regarding this initiative and research ..... deliver medication after an anthrax bioterrorism attack.” Receiving $50,000

  2. Analysis of The Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Response Act of 2002

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    Tue, 4 Jun 2002

    recently passed Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Response Act. The House and Senate ..... bolster the nation's defenses against bioterrorism (HR 3448) on May 23, 2002. The ..... House and Senate conference of the bioterrorism legislation. Although the goal of

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  1. Experts Urge Caution in Setting Bioterrorism Policies

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    Mon, 22 Oct 2001

    Bioterrorism may present more risks for Americans than just those posed by anthrax ..... Caution and self-control are needed when deciding on policies to counter bioterrorism threats, the experts say; otherwise, the results would be more devastating

  2. Bioterrorism Response: Does the Way Forward Lie in Our Past?

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    Tue, 1 Sep 2009

    generated by a relatively small-scale bioterrorism attack. In some locations, well ..... who had invested in preparedness for bioterrorism and believed that they were highly ..... failure to plan and prepare. (1) Bioterrorism Lab Director Cheryl Gauthier evaluates

  3. Governors Oppose HHS Plan To Divert Bioterrorism Funds

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    Mon, 24 May 2004

    HHS) to divert delivery of states' bioterrorism preparedness funds. In a May 19 letter ..... critical efforts aimed at strengthening bioterrorism preparedness capability and capacity ..... whether states are better prepared for bioterrorism response," the governors wrote in

  4. NATURAL "BIOTERRORISM " AGENTS POSE RISKS FOR RESPONDERS

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    Thu, 28 Apr 2005

    When we think of bioterrorism , we tend to think of agents such as anthrax or smallpox. Actually ..... jobs. "I'm here to tell you that our efforts to prepare for bioterrorism are failing to protect ourselves and our families from the most

  5. Rural America Vulnerable to Bioterrorism and Natural Disaster Threats

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    Tue, 26 Apr 2005

    the opinion of many, rural America is indeed vulnerable to bioterrorism and other serious public health emergency threats such as ..... report. "The conference did not focus exclusively upon bioterrorism ," said Campbell. "Participants from across the country

  6. Response to Bioterrorism Incidents - Page 2

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    Tue, 13 May 2003

    Below is the policy used in New York State to determine if a specimen meets the criteria for testing at the state laboratory. CRITERIA FOR WADSWORTH TESTING FOR ANTHRAX OF ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIMENS OCTOBER 16, 2001 Situations in which there is not human illness: Is there a plausible threat? YES NO *

  7. Response to Bioterrorism Incidents Page 4

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    Tue, 13 May 2003

    NBC Building Response-Rockefeller Plaza In late September 2001, employees on the third floor of 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City were exposed to anthrax. The New York City Department of Health (NYC DOH) jumped right into action and, along with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) began to

  8. Response to Bioterrorism Incidents

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    Tue, 13 May 2003

    Most EMS agencies have developed procedures that not only cover anthrax and other biological emergencies but also include chemical and radiological emergencies.