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Biological Threat

  • Biological agents are bacteria, viruses and toxins that can kill or incapacitate people, livestock and crops. The following resources can help you prepare for and recover from a biological threat.

    Biological Threats - What to do before, during and after a biological threat. (Ready.gov)

    Bioterrorism - Information on specific bioterrorism agents as well as agent-specific fact sheets. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

    Biodefense and Bioterrorism - Resources on specific agents like anthrax and smallpox as well as treatment and screening information. (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

    Bioterrorism and Drug Preparedness - Information on drug therapy and vaccines, plus advice on purchasing and taking medication for a number of biological agents. (U.S. Food and Drug Administration)