Biological Weapons Limiting the Threat
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Description: The essays in this book, many of which were originally published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, examine the medical, scientific and political dimensions of limiting the threat posed by biological weapons.
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Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 5/13/1999
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
|Introducing and Framing the Issues|
|Why Should We Be Concerned About Biological Warfare?|
|Background and History|
|Biological Warfare: A Historical Perspective|
|Clinical Recognition and Management of Patients Exposed to Biological Warfare Agents|
|Biological Weapons and U.S. Law|
|Arms Control and Biological Weapons|
|Biological Weapons Control: Prospects and Implications for the Future|
|An Effective Prohibition of Biological Weapons|
|Iraq's Biological Weapons Program|
|Iraq's Biological Warfare Program: The Past as Future?|
|Investigating Iraq's Biological Weapons Program|
|Detection and Use of Biological Agents: Case Studies|
|A Large Community Outbreak of Salmonellosis Caused by Intentional Contamination of Restaurant Salad Bars|
|An Outbreak of Shigella dysenteriae Type 2 Among Laboratory Workers Due to Intentional Food Contamination|
|The Sverdlovsk Anthrax Outbreak of 1979|
|Unlawful Acquisition and Use of Biological Agents|
|Policies for Responding to the Threat of Biological Warfare|
|Biological Terrorism: Preparing to Meet the Threat|
|The Threat of Biological Weapons: Prophylaxis and Mitigation of Psychological and Social Consequences|
|Potential Values of a Simple Biological Warfare Protective Mask|
|Bioterrorism: Threats and Responses|
|List of Contributors|
|About the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs|