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Bioterrorism Agents

Bioterrorism agents are defined as disease organisms (viruses, bateria) or toxins that may be weaponized by terrorists. These agents pose a risk to national security because they can be easily disseminated or transmitted from person to person, causing high mortality, public panic, and social disruption:

  • Anthrax CDC   FAQ's
  • Botulism CDC   FAQ's
  • Brucellosis CDC   FAQ's
  • Burkholderia mallei (Glanders) CDC   FAQ's
  • Clostridium Perfringens (Epsilon Toxin) CDC   FAQ's
  • Plague; Bubonic, Septicemic, Pneumonic (Plague) CDC   FAQ's
  • Q-Fever CDC   FAQ's
  • Ricin Poisoning CDC   FAQ's
  • Smallpox CDC   FAQ's
  • Staphylococcal Food Poisoning , Enterotoxin - B Poisoning (Staph Food Poisoning) CDC   FAQ's
  • Tularemia (Rabbit fever) CDC   FAQ's
  • Viral Hemorrhagic Fever (Ebola, Lassa, Marburg) CDC   FAQ's