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Johnson, Kristy Young

Biological Weapons: Recognizing, Understanding, and Responding to the Threat

Johnson, Kristy Young - Biological Weapons: Recognizing, Understanding, and Responding to the Threat, ebook

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Gives readers a detailed understanding of how specific biological weapons work and how those affected by the weapons would be treated

  • Teaches the reader to recognize the symptoms of each biological weapon and understand the threat these weapons pose
  • Concentrates on the weapons considered the greatest threats by the CDC such as Anthrax, Botulism, Smallpox, Ricin toxin, Ebola, Plague, and Viral encephalitis
  • Provides a detailed understanding of how specific biological weapons work and how to recognize the symptoms of those affected by the weapons as well as how they would be treated
  • Includes case studies, chapter review questions, and the instructor’s supplemental materials include PowerPoint presentations, a Test Bank, and suggestions for student projects
  • Begins with a primer on microbiology, the human immune system’s response to these biological agents, and the defense agencies involved with protecting the public against these agents

Keywords:

Biological weapon; bioterrorism; terrorism; CDC; bacteria; toxin; virus; anthrax; plague; tularemia; cholera; ricin; botulism; Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B; Ebola; smallpox; Nipah; Lassa; encephalitis; Marburg

, Chemical and Environmental Health and Safety, Cell & Molecular Biology, Chemical and Environmental Health and Safety, Cell & Molecular Biology
Author(s)
 
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley Series on Homeland Defense and Security
Page amount
360 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119085317
Printed ISBN
9781118830598

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