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The gathering biological warfare storm

Author: Jim A Davis; Barry R Schneider
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a balanced account of the current biological menaces and discusses the defensive countermeasures underway to combat both biological warfare and bioterrorism.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim A Davis; Barry R Schneider
ISBN: 0275983145 9780275983147
OCLC Number: 53975549
Description: viii, 263 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: U.S. biodefense readiness: thoughts after September 11th / Barry R. Schneider --
Agroterrorism and foot-and-mouth disease: is the United States prepared? / Michael E. Peterson --
Surveillance and detection: a public health response to bioterrorism / Barbara F. Bullock --
The terror: DOD's number-one biological threat / Jim A. Davis, Anna Johnson-Winegar --
Efficacy and safety of the anthrax vaccine / Richard A. Hersack --
Smallpox: a primer / Brenda J. McEleney --
The prospects for biological war in the Middle East / Brad Roberts --
Assessment of the emerging biocruise threat / Rex R. Kiziah --
Next generation bioweapons: genetic engineering and biological warfare / Michael J. Ainscough --
A biological warfare wake-up call: prevalent myths and likely scenarios / Jim A. Davis.
Responsibility: edited by Jim A. Davis and Barry R. Schneider.

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"This book represents some of the best topics and authors on the topic of biodefense and is a valuable addition to any library dealing with asymmetric warfare defense and counterproliferations. I Read more...

 
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