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Planning and Response for Biological Epidemics and Bioterrorism

  • Mauricio Lynn
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Abstract

Information about specific treatment of anthrax, smallpox, botulinum, Ebola, and other infectious diseases can be found elsewhere.

The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the major challenges regarding community planning and response to the purposeful spread of a biological agent, most commonly known as bioterrorism.

Keywords

Biological Bioterrorism Bacteria Virus Isolation 

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Department of SurgeryMiamiUSA

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