6 edition of Biological Terrorism found in the catalog.
July 10, 2002
by Benjamin Cummings
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||25|
Chemical and biological events (including infectious disease outbreaks) may affect children disproportionately, and the threat of a chemical or biological attack remains in the United States and worldwide. Although federal programs and funding support a broad range of federal initiatives for public health preparedness and response, funding at the state and local levels has been flat or is. Before , little thought was given to the possibility of biological warfare or a biological terrorist attack on U.S. cities. Even as recently as , the U.S. Department of Defense spent approximately $ million on biodefense to protect the deployed force, while academia, industry, local governments, and the rest of the federal government were oblivious to—and in some cases, doubtful.
Health emergency planning for preparedness and response against acts of terrorism, including the malfeasant threat or actual release of biological agents designed to harm others, has assumed a higher level of concern for most western nations, including Canada, following the explosive attacks in the United States on Septem Biological warfare (BW)—also known as germ warfare—is the use of biological toxins or infectious agents such as bacteria, viruses, insects, and fungi with the intent to kill or incapacitate humans, animals or plants as an act of war. Biological weapons (often termed "bio-weapons", "biological threat agents", or "bio-agents") are living organisms or replicating entities (viruses, which are.
Explore our list of Biological and chemical terrorism->Chidlren's nonfiction Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. . But the general idea of viewing the coronavirus as a “biological agent” akin to anthrax or botulism, and its “possession” or transmission as a crime of terrorism, is as novel as the virus.
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Scientists aerosolize the new micro organism. The government then mass-produces (and stockpiles) aerosolized canisters of these biological warfare agents.
The vaccines are for the troops on the side that is disseminating the bio-weapons: if the germs blow back on Cited by: 2. Biological Terrorism gives a brief history of the use of biological weapons from references in the Bible through the anthrax attacks on the United States in the fall of The authors highlight the major microorganisms used in bioterrorism and the research being conducted to Format: Paperback.
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Manufacturer: Benjamin-Cumings Publishing Co, Biological and Chemical Terrorism: A Guide for Healthcare Providers and First Responders has a wealth of information for healthcare professionals.
One of the keys to a successful counter to terrorism is preparation, and this is emphasized in the book. Planning for the worst can ameliorate its affects/5(3). Biological Weapons: From the Invention of State-Sponsored Programs to Contemporary Bioterrorism By Jeanne Guillemin Columbia University Press, Read preview Overview U.S.
Strategy to Combat Bioterrorism Takes Global View By Jean, Grace V National Defense, Vol. 95, No.June This book reviews the historical background for the law, policy, and science behind biological weapons in the United States: how and why the United States government initiated, sustained, and then dramatically expanded an illegal biological arms race with potentially catastrophic consequences for the human species and its supporting biosphere on this fragile planet s: 5.
Author Dean Koontz eerily predicted the coronavirus outbreak in his thriller "The Eyes of Darkness." The fictional novel tells the story of a Chinese military lab that creates a new virus to.
In the chapter titled: "Influencing An Election: America's First Modern Bioterrorist Attack" in his book Terrorism on American Soil: A Concise History of Plots and Perpetrators from the Famous to the Forgotten, author Joseph T. McCann concludes: "In every respect, the Salmonella attack carried out by the cult members was a major.
Each of the three papers collected in this chapter address a different aspect of a single, highly publicized scenario for foodborne terrorism: the intentional contamination of the U.S. milk supply with botulinum toxin, as described in a May New York Times op-ed essay by Lawrence Wein (Wein, ).
The article sparked an intense debate about the possible security risk it posed, a. Bioterrorism is terrorism involving the intentional release or dissemination of biological agents. These agents are bacteria, viruses, insects, fungi, or toxins, and may be in a naturally occurring or a human-modified form, in much the same way in biological warfare.
America's Achilles' Heel: Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Terrorism and Covert Attack (BCSIA Studies in International Security) (Belfer Center Studies in International Security) [Falkenrath, Richard A, Newman, Robert D, Thayer, Bradley A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
America's Achilles' Heel: Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Terrorism and Covert Attack (BCSIA Cited by: Books shelved as terrorist-attack: Hope and Other Punchlines by Julie Buxbaum, Siege by Simon Kernick, One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline, Pieces of Her.
Chemical and Biological Terrorism identifies the R&D efforts needed to implement recommendations in key areas: pre-incident intelligence, detection and identification of chemical and biological agents, protective clothing and equipment, early recognition that a population has been covertly exposed to a pathogen, mass casualty decontamination.
Biological Terrorism and Agents Some infectious agents have the potential to be used in acts of bioterrorism. Because the threat of biological terrorism continues and children are likely to be affected disproportionately by such acts, pediatricians should be knowledgeable about agents of concern and the surveillance, management, and response.
Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Much has been written and discussed over the last decade about the potential use of biological agents in warfare or in terrorist attacks.
Biological Threats and Terrorism: Assessing the Science and Response Capabilities. Biological Terrorism gives a brief history of the use of biological weapons from references in the Bible through the anthrax attacks on the United States in the fall of Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews. Abstract.
In the weeks following the Septemterrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, anthrax-laced envelopes were mailed to individuals in government and the news media. Biowarfare and terrorism. [Francis Anthony Boyle] Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library: The Biological Weapons Anti-Terrorism Act of -- The Biotechnology Industry Changes Course -- Governmental Resistance to Regulating Biowarfare Research -- The Neo-Cons under Reagan Violate the Biological Weapons.
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A free download is available by clicking this link Blue Book. As of now, the use of anthrax spores through the United States postal system seems to be an example of this type of biological terrorism.
Iraq's biological weapons program dates back to at least and has been carried out secretly after the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention had been signed. InIraq confirmed that it had produced.
Large-scale quarantine following biological terrorism in the United States: scientific examination, logistic and legal limits, and possible consequences. Barbera J 1, Macintyre A, Gostin L, Inglesby T, O'Toole T, DeAtley C, Tonat K, Layton M.Buy Biowarfare and Terrorism by Boyle, Francis A., King, Jonathan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 5.Toxic Terror: Assessing Terrorist Use of Chemical and Biological Weapons () is a MIT Press book edited by Jonathan B. Tucker which has twelve chapters by different authors discussing use of chemical and biological weapons by terrorists from to Only three groups caused "mass casualties" and only one attack (the Tokyo subway sarin attack) approached terrorism.