Biological threats and terrorism : assessing the science and response capabilities : workshop summary / Stacey L. Knobler, Adel A.F. Mahmoud, and Leslie A. Pray, editors.Material type: TextPublication details: Washington, DC : National Academy Press, ©2002. Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 317 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0309510252; 9780309510257; 0309083222; 9780309083225Subject(s): Bioterrorism -- Congresses | Biological Warfare -- Congresses -- prevention & control -- United States | Disaster Planning -- Congresses -- United States | Public Health -- Congresses -- United States | Emergency Medical Services -- Congresses -- United States | Bioterrorism -- Congresses -- prevention & control -- United States | Bioterrorism -- prevention & control | Biological Warfare -- prevention and control -- United States -- Congresses | Biological Warfare -- prevention & control [MESH] | Bioterrorism -- prevention & control [MESH] | Disaster Planning [MESH] | Emergency Medical Services [MESH] | Public Health [MESH] | Emergency Medical Services | Disaster Planning | Public Health | Biological Warfare -- prevention & control | Bioterrorism -- prevention & control | Disaster Planning | Emergency Medical Services | Public Health | Communicable Disease Control | Terrorism | Health | Disasters | Environment and Public Health | Medicine | Violence | Population Characteristics | Environment | Health Occupations | Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services | Social Problems | Delivery of Health Care | Disciplines and Occupations | Sociology | Crime | Social Sciences | Criminology | Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena | Biological Warfare | Bioterrorism | Warfare | Health Services | Biological Warfare -- prevention & control -- United States -- Congresses | Bioterrorism -- prevention & control -- United States -- Congresses | Disaster Planning -- United States -- Congresses | Emergency Medical Services -- United States -- Congresses | Public Health -- United States -- Congresses | United States [MESH] | United States | Medicine | Health & Biological Sciences | Emergency Medicine | Congresses | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Law Enforcement | Bioterrorism | Terrorisme | Biologische oorlogvoering | Rampenbestrijding | Noodgevallen | Planning | Verenigde Staten | Medicine | Health & Biological Sciences | Emergency MedicineGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Congress. | Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Biological threats and terrorism.DDC classification: 363.3/2 LOC classification: RC88.9.T47 | B54 2002ebNLM classification: 2002 D-848 | QW 300Online resources: Click here to access online
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"Based on a workshop of the Forum on Emerging Infections, Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine."
Includes bibliographical references.
Print version record.
Assessing our understanding of the threats -- Vaccines : research, development, production, and procurement issues -- The research agenda : implications for therapeutic countermeasures to biological threats -- Assessing the capacity of the public health infrastructure -- Scientific and policy tools for countering bioterrorism.