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Published by A.P.H. Pub. Corp. in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Bioterrorism.,
  • Biological weapons.,
  • Chemical weapons.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesBioterrorism
StatementL.R. Reddy.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 225 p. ;
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3587699M
ISBN 108176483117
LC Control Number2002287788

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This book summarises the lectures presented at the Centre of Excellence - Defence Against Terrorism (COE-DAT) workshop on Bioterrorism of November The contributors are a diverse group of academics and practitioners, selected for their expertise in the field. Their contributions cover the definition and classification of bioterrorism and take account of its various dimensions, examining. The Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of (the Bioterrorism Act) directs the Food and Drug Administration .   The book discusses the Big-5 diseases generally believed to be the most likely to be used as weapons: Smallpox, Anthrax, Plague, Tularemia, and Smallpox. Then it covers biotoxins, chemical weapons, finally it covers radiological weapons. The emphasis in this book is treatment. It does not spend much time on things like evaluating the increased Cited by: 4. Pages in category "Bioterrorism in fiction" The following 40 pages are in this category, out of 40 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().