Bioterrorism

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. For the use of this method in warfare, see biological warfare.

Read more about Bioterrorism:  Definition, Types of Agents, Planning and Response, Response To Bioterrorism Incident or Threat

Other articles related to "bioterrorism":

CIA Transnational Health And Economic Activities - Patterns of Infectious Diseases - Bioterrorism
... foreign state or nonstate actors, the scare and several earlier instances of suspected bioterrorism showed the confusion and fear they can sow regardless of whether or not they are ... One of the challenges of detecting bioterrorism is that while automated aerosol detection equipment exists, it can cover only limited physical areas, such as high-value ...
Mary Theresa Urbano - Definition
... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) A bioterrorism attack is the deliberate release of viruses, bacteria, toxins or other harmful agents used to cause illness or death in ... Some bioterrorism agents, like the smallpox virus, can be spread from person to person and some, like anthrax, cannot ... Bioterrorism is an attractive weapon because biological agents are relatively easy and inexpensive to obtain, can be easily disseminated, and can cause widespread fear and panic beyond the ...
Response To Bioterrorism Incident or Threat
... agencies which would be called on to respond to a bioterrorism incident would include law enforcement, hazardous materials/decontamination units and emergency medical units ... The US military has specialized units, which can respond to a bioterrorism event among them are the US Marine Corp's Chemical Biological Incident Response Force and the U.S ...
Entomological Warfare - Bioterrorism
... Regulatory and Public Service Program listed "diseases vectored by insects" among bioterrorism scenarios considered "most likely" ... considers insects a more effective means of transmitting biological agents for acts of bioterrorism than the actual agents ... In one of the few suspected acts of entomological bioterrorism an eco-terror group known as The Breeders claimed to have released Mediterranean fruit ...
Carlos Oliveira (Resident Evil) - Other Major Characters - Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance (BSAA)
... (Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance), formed between the events of Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil 5, was founded by Jill Valentine, Chris Redfield, Clive R ... when the government funded Federal Bioterrorism Commission (F.B.C.) was revealed to be corrupt ...