Managing Public Health Threats: Biological and Bioterrorism Preparedness

It is a remote possibility that one day in the future, there could be a biological and chemical terrorism attack. Ever since the 911 terror attacks against the U.S., the fears of a biological terror attack have been raised. It may only be a matter of time before a terrorist group gets its hands on a biological weapon and inflicts massive damage somewhere on the planet. The definition of bioterrorism is the purposeful dissemination or release of biological agents on an unsuspecting population. As a way of dealing with this potential threat, it is vital that countries develop their emergency management and preparedness plans for such worst case scenarios.

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