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Bioterrorism Agents: Anthrax

Bioterrorism Agents: Anthrax

I recently posted a quick guide to understanding biohazard and chemical threats, and I wanted to dig a little deeper into bioterrorism agents.  Wikipedia defines “bioterrorism” as follows: Bioterrorism is terrorism involving the intentional release or dissemination of biological agents. These agents are bacteria, viruses, or toxins, and may be in a naturally occurring or a human-modified form. The CDC has three different graduated categories for bioterrorism agents. These classifications, A, B, and C, are distinguished by the severity of the disease and how easily they can dissipate through a population. Category A is the most dangerous, and the diseases […]

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