Biodefense and Bioterrorism

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

A bioterrorism attack is the calculated launch of viruses, microorganisms, or other bacteria to cause ailment or fatality. Organic agents spread through the air, water, or in food. They don't cause health problem for several hours or days. Researchers stress that anthrax, botulism, Ebola and other hemorrhagic fever viruses, pester, or smallpox can be used as biological agents. Biodefense uses clinical steps to secure people against bioterrorism. It additionally includes medical research and prep work to resist bioterrorist attacks. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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