CBRNE

  • Terriorism and Other Public Health Emergencies

    A Reference Guide for Media The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) created this guide to provide information for…

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  • Handling Suspicious Envelopes or Packages

    Law enforcement agencies and emergency responders are charged with investigation of suspicious letters and packages in the United States. Those…

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  • CDC Bioterrorism Resources

    What Is Bioterrorism? A bioterrorism attack is the deliberate release of viruses, bacteria, or other germs (agents) used to cause…

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  • Bioterrorism Syndromes Reference Poster

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  • Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE)

    What is CBRNE? CBRNE is an acronym for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and high yield Explosives. CBRNE events refer to…

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  • Terrorism Agent Information and Treatment Guidelines for Hospitals and Clinicians

    Also Known As The Zebra Book Updated in October 2012, this tool was developed to be a comprehensive resource for…

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  • CDC Botulism Resources

    What is Botulism? Botulism is a rare but serious paralytic illness caused by a nerve toxin that is produced by…

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  • CDC Anthrax Resources

    What Is Anthrax? Anthrax is a serious infectious disease caused by gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria known as Bacillus anthracis. Anthrax can…

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  • Plague: From Natural Disease to Bioterrorism

    Stefan Riedel, MD, PhD Abstract Yersinia pestis is the causative agent of plague, an enzootic vectorborne disease usually infecting rodents…

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  • Plague as a Biological Weapon: Risk of Person-to-Person Transmission

    Kool JL Abstract Plague has received much attention because it may be used as a weapon by terrorists. Intentionally released…

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