The country can use this innovative zeal to invest in public health initiatives that will respond to the threat of bioterrorism
He said the threat of bioterrorism
in the country or in the world "is quite low but there are groups with growing interests in acquiring and trafficking biological materials via the Internet/technology, these are the things we are preparing for."
Recently, the Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani has decreed a probe into death of Dadman, saying claims of bioterrorism
are still premature to confirm.
Agriculture sector is more prone for assault amongst several targets of bioterrorism
. Genetic uniformity of crops, easy spreading, indirect mode of attack and artificial pest attack is masked by the up comings of natural processing's, are main reasons for attack in agriculture sector.
Congressional oversight of bioterrorism
crosses the jurisdiction of many congressional committees.
is a serious threat in general because it could affect the masses.
In his preface, Clark states, "What has been lacking in our approach to the threat of political bioterrorism
to date is an assessment of exactly how real it is." This is just not the case.
In particular, examining bioterrorism
must take into account the convergence of numerous and complex fields, including forensic and laboratory sciences, public health, law enforcement, and behavioral sciences, to name only a few.
Editorial Note: Laboratory-proficiency testing is an accepted assessment tool, not unique to bioterrorism
preparedness, designed to measure performance and improve the diagnostic and biosafety expertise of participating laboratories.
The role of public health nurses in bioterrorism
Preparedness Training, Course I: Facing Bioterrorism
Credits: 1.5 ACPE # 016-000-06-002-H04 Course info: http://www.rxschool.com/Course/ info.cfm?course_id=159
"After all, avian flu is a good proxy for other potential pandemics; pandemics are a good proxy for potential bioterrorism
is a good proxy for other forms of terrorism.