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Bioterrorism and infectious agents : [publication] : a new dilemma for the 21st century /

by Fong, Ignatius W [edt]; Alibek, Ken [edt].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Emerging infectious diseases of the 21st century.Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2009, cop. 2009Description: XVI, 273 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781441912657; 1441912657.SAPHIR theme(s): Violences - MaltraitanceMeSH subject(s): Bioterrorism | Bioterrorism -- prevention & controlPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: This book features some of the most up-to-date and comprehensive information available on bioterrorism agents […] [Ed.] [Contents] 1. Anthrax : a disease and a weapon. - 2. Plague as a biological weapon. - 3. Tularemia and bioterrorism. - 4. Melioidosis and glanders as possible biological weapons. - 5. Smallpox as a weapon for bioterrorism. - 6. Hemorrhagic fever viruses as biological weapons. - 7.Botulism as a potential agent of bioterrorism. - 8. Ricin : a possible, noninfectious biological weapon. - 9. Bioterrorism alert for health care workers. - 10. The economics of planning and preparing for bioterrorism.
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This book features some of the most up-to-date and comprehensive information available on bioterrorism agents […] [Ed.] [Contents] 1. Anthrax : a disease and a weapon. - 2. Plague as a biological weapon. - 3. Tularemia and bioterrorism. - 4. Melioidosis and glanders as possible biological weapons. - 5. Smallpox as a weapon for bioterrorism. - 6. Hemorrhagic fever viruses as biological weapons. - 7.Botulism as a potential agent of bioterrorism. - 8. Ricin : a possible, noninfectious biological weapon. - 9. Bioterrorism alert for health care workers. - 10. The economics of planning and preparing for bioterrorism.