High-Threat Biological Agents [electronic resource] : Characteristics, Effects, and Policy Implications
- Corporate Author:
- Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
- [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2003.
- Physical Description:
- 25 pages : digital, PDF file
- Provides overview of high-threat biological agents such as anthrax, plague, smallpox, tularemia, and viral hemorrhagic fevers. Discusses protection against and detection of high-threat biological agents; use of biological agents as weapons of mass destruction versus weapons of terror; and current policy and activities related to high-threat biological agents, including export control, R&D, biological detectors, first responder equipment, and federal response teams.
- Related Titles:
- ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
- Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed July 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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