• Biological Attack Weapons Health Terrorism
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    Biological Attack In Living Terrors by Michael T. Osterholm and John Schwartz, the threat of biological attack on the United States is introduced to the public. Using Living Terrors and a number of sources that are extremely knowledgeable on the question of preparedness of the United States to a biological attack, I will argue that the United States is in no way prepared to handle a biological attack on its soil. Nuclear, chemical and biological weapons are all considered weapons of mass destruc...
  • Biological Agent Detection War Terrorism
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    BIOTERRORISM Jennifer Salvo Troy State University Professor O'Reilly-Dickerson SCI 2233 February 15, 2005 Abstract Throughout time, the quest to dominate another is limited only to the imagination of one man poised against the other. From feces smeared arrows to poisonous snakes, from infected blankets to super bugs created in a lab. Sometimes common flu symptoms such as headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, coughing, and shortness of breath are the first signs of bio terrorism. For some reason...
  • The Threat Of Biological Warfare And Possible Preventative Measures
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    The Threat of Biological Warfare and Possible Preventative Measures The events of September 11, 2001, have made the threat of terrorism on our mainland very real. The twin towers were made into rubble that day, along with the lives of the many people touched by the overwhelming loss of life that occurred that day. Now, if that isn't enough to cope with, in creeps the specter of bio-terrorism. Biological weapons are devices intended to deliberately disseminate disease producing organisms or toxin...
  • Bio Terrorism Diseases Major Research
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    The pharmaceutical industry is developing 256 drugs and vaccines to target infectious diseases ranging from hepatitis to influenza, according to a survey to be released Wednesday by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. Infectious diseases were responsible for nearly one-third of all worldwide deaths in 1996, the survey said. AIDS is a major contributor to the death toll, but those drugs were considered a separate category and not included in the survey. The industry has 98 d...
  • Bio Terrorism And Anthrax Is The Threat Real
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    Introduction: I. Attention Getter: Talk about Dr. Cockerill's views on bio-terrorism and anthrax (quotes). "Anthrax is one of the diseases that pose the greatest threats."Anthrax could be used to harm or kill people." II. Thesis: With events like September 11 th there have been many new concerns facing Americans, as well as the rest of the world. III. Preview: People need to be aware as to what anthrax is, that the three types of serious anthrax infections that can occur in humans are cutaneous...
  • The Relationship Between Bio Terrorism And 9 11
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    On September 11, 2001 one of America's worst attacks occurred. The Taliban designed and executed a plan that destroyed the lives of many people in New York and many other states. The Taliban cold heartedly high- jacked a commercial airplane and flew it into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. These attacks left many children fatherless, wives turned into widows, parents loss children, and other members lost significant pieces of their families. The sad thing about the entire situation is t...