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What is bioterrorism?

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What is bioterrorism and how might you prepare for its effects?

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What is bioterrorism and how might you prepare for its effects?

According to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, bioterrorism is the "intentional use of infectious biological agents, or germs, to cause illness" (New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 2012). It is typically thought to be the dissemination of biological agents like Anthrax, Smallpox, Sarin gas or similar chemicals into the general population with the intent to cause illness, injury or death. The CDC classifies ...

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This solution defines bioterrorism and outlines how to prepare for its effects. APA reference is included.

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