Potential Biological Weapons Threats (Source U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases)
By Mark G. Kortepeter and Gerald W. Parker, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA.
Published on Emerging Infectious Diseases, Vol. 5, No. 4, July-August 1999
Abstract: The list of agents that could pose the greatest public health risk in the event of a bioterrorist attack is short. However, although short, the list includes agents that, if acquired and properly disseminated, could cause a difficult public health challenge in terms of our ability to limit the numbers of casualties and control the damage to our cities and nation.
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