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Breeding bio insecurity : how U.S. biodefense is exporting fear, globalizing risk, and making us all less secure

Author: Lynn C Klotz; Edward J Sylvester
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book argues that the conditions of research in bioweapons and biosecurity pose a greater risk to health and security of Americans than do bioterrorist attacks, but that this risk can be countered and defeated with greater efforts against infectious diseases and greater international oversight and transparency.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Klotz, Lynn C.
Breeding bio insecurity.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009013803
(OCoLC)317922623
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn C Klotz; Edward J Sylvester
ISBN: 9780226444079 0226444074 0226444058 9780226444055
OCLC Number: 489129425
Description: 1 online resource (260 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Dangerous crossing --
A future bright and dark --
A hawk turns to peace, doves go to war --
Devils we've known --
Paranoia begets permissiveness --
Dangerous acquaintances --
Who's minding the store? --
All roads must lead to public health --
Down to grass roots --
Acting globally.
Responsibility: Lynn C. Klotz & Edward J. Sylvester.

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