History of Bioterrorism"
describe the Category A diseases: smallpox, anthrax,
botulism, plague, tularemia, and viral hemorrhagic fevers. If these
germs were used to intentionally infect people, they would cause the
most illness and death. Watch these videos to learn how some of these
agents have been or can be used as bioterrorist weapons.
of this video were adapted from "Biological Warfare and Terrorism:
The Military and Public Health Response," co-produced by the
United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
(USAMRIID), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1999.
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