Government Agencies and Organizations
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality (AHRQ).
Bioterrorism Planning and Response.
The Protection of High Consequence Pathogens & Toxins.
Sandia National Laboratories.
on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of
Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA).
Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness.
(CBD). (Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for
Chemical and Biological Defense).
Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
(NIAID) Biodefense Web Site.
Northern California Bioterrorism Website.
Public health, bioterrorism, and disaster preparedness resources.
Health Emergency Preparedness and Response. Center for Disease
Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center.
Private Associations, Institutes, and
Organizations Concerned with Bioterrorism
Biological Safety Association (ABSA).
Biosecurity News by Homeland Defense Watch.
CATO Institute - Bioterrorism.
for Infectious Disease Research & Policy. University of
& Biological Arms Control Institute (CBACI).
Agricultural Biosecurity Center.
Biosecurity Resource Center for Animal Health Emergencies.
Bioterrorism Civilian Medical Response Center (CiMeRC).
New York Academy of Sciences Biodefense.
Physician Preparedness for Acts of Water Terrorism.
Colleges and Universities with Bioterrorism Centers or Departments
for Biosecurity. University of Pittsburgh Medical
for BioSecurity. Saint Louis University.
Center for Biodefense. George Mason University.
Publications, Guides and Reports on Bioterrorism
Ready or Not: Protecting the Public's Health from
Diseases, Disasters, and Bioterrorism, Trust for America's Health,
"Assessing the Biological Weapons and Bioterrorism
Threat". Milton Leitenberg, Strategic Studies Institute,
2003 Workshops. Harvard Medical School.
Preparedness Varied Across State and Local Jurisdictions".
Government Accounting Office. April 2003.
Security, General Accounting Office (GAO), February 2003. A report by
the GAO. ( Acrobat Reader pdf file).
Preparedness: Most Urban Hospitals Have Emergency Plans But Lack
Certain Capacities for Bioterrorism Response". GAO
Report. August 2003. (Acrobat Reader pdf file).
"Smallpox Vaccination in 2003: Key Information for Clinicians". Article in
Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal. April 2003. (Acrobat Reader pdf file).
"A Common Sense Guide to Keeping Safe". A
study of anthrax and its threat to you. The Boston Globe. Nov 2001.
Incident Handbook (October 1998). Interagency Intelligence
Committee on Terrorism.
"A Journalist's Guide to Covering Bioterrorism".
Radio and Television News Directors Foundation. (Acrobat Reader pdf file
for Safeguarding Buildings against Chemical or Biological Attack.
Individual's Strategy for Responding to Chemical, Radiological, Nuclear,
and Biological Terrorist Attacks". RAND Research
"Biological Attack: Human Pathogens, Biotoxins, and
Agricultural Threats". National Academy of Engineering of the
National Academies. (PDF
"Biological Warfare: A Nation at Risk - A Time to
Act". by Richard Danzig, Under
Secretary of the Navy, National Defense University (NDU).
Biological Warfare Agents. Federation of
Biological Weapons. CBWInfo.com.
Biological Weapons. Federation of American
CBRNE - Biological Warfare Agents.
"Community-Based Mass Prophylaxis: A Planning Guide
for Public Health Preparedness". Agency for Healthcare Research
"Defending Against Invisible Killers - Biological
Agents". by Linda D. Kozaryn, American Forces Press Service.
"How Biological and Chemical Warfare Works".
How Stuff Works.
to Bioterrorism. Federation of American Scientists.
History of Biological Warfare. American
Gulf War Veterans Association.
Service Chemical & Biological Defense Program FY 02-03 Overview.
DATSD (CBD). (Acrobat Reader file).
Plague War. PBS Frontline.
of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Smallpox Vaccination
Program Implementation (Letter Report # 4). Institute of
Medicine of the National Academies. (Acrobat Reader pdf file).
Resources Kit for Medical and Healthcare Professionals.
Terrorist Attacks Using Chemical and Biological Agents: An Assessment
Framework and Preliminary Comparisons".
Congressional Research Service. (Acrobat Reader pdf file located on
First Link in the Food Chain", by Michael A. Gips. Ways to
prevent, detect, and contain bioterrorism on livestock.
SecurityManagementOnline. Feb 2003.
Miscellaneous Bioterrorism Information
Recommended Notification Procedures for Local and
State Public Health Department Leaders in the Event of a Bioterrorist
Incident. CDC Emergency Preparedness & Response.
Information About Anthrax
Anthrax as a Biological Weapon. Journal of
the American Medical Association (JAMA).
- Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program.
Information About Smallpox
"Smallpox Vaccination in 2003: Key Information for
Clinicians". Article in Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal.
April 2003. (Acrobat Reader pdf file
Smallpox Resources Kit for Medical and
Information About Building Security and
Safety and Bioterrorism
Advice for Safeguarding Buildings against Chemical or
HVAC Building Vulnerability Assessment Tool.
Rhode Island Department of Health. (Acrobat Reader pdf file
Training and Education for Bioterrorism
CDC Training and Continuing Education Online.
Hosted by the Public Health Training Network.
Field Identification of Biological Warfare Agents (FIBWA)
Course. U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious
Master of Science in BioSecurity. Saint
Plant Biosecurity Management Course. U.S.
Department of Agriculture, Extension Disaster Education Network.
News Articles about Bioterrorism
December 15, 2011.
"The Bioterrorist Next Door". Foreign Policy.
July 13, 2010.
"Bioterrorism experts condemn a move to cut reserve money". Los
December 14, 2004.
"Watchdog group says biological defenses remain
December 2, 2004.
"Book Review - Handbook helps NGOs prepare for bio
threats". Reuters Foundation AlertNet.
November 30, 2004.
"Course Trains 'Select Few' on Biological Warfare
Agents". American Forces Information Services.
November 22, 2004.
"Health Department Releases Building Vulnerability
Assessment Tool; Assessment Process Helps to keep buildings clean and
healthy". Rhode Island Department of Health Press Release.
September 22, 2004.
"Preparing for Vaccine and Drug Dispensing in a
Bioterrorism or Public Health Emergency, Guidelines".
Medical News Today.
July 29, 2004.
"Checklist for anthrax symptoms helps fight against
bioterror". Yahoo! News.
December 8, 2003. "The
High Cost of Making an Anthrax Drug. Human Genome Sciences Needs
Commitment From Government to Proceed With Treatment".
The Washington Post TechNews.
September 2, 2003. "New
Anthrax Vaccine Protects on Two Fronts". Scientific
August 5, 2003. "How
Best To Fight Against Bioterrorism". Cato Institute.
May 9, 2003. "Guidelines
for Bioterrorism Funding Announced". United States
Department of Health & Human Services.
May 2, 2003. "Biodefense
Plan Greeted With Caution: Drug Firms Want Better Guarantees".
The Washington Post.
April 25, 2003. "First
Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense
April 3, 2003. "How
vulnerable is your company to bio-terrorism? Assess, Plan, and
Survive". Risk Analysis Group.
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