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Bacillus anthracis is a certain type of bacteria which is mainly responsible for causing this fatal disease. This paper will shed more light upon how Anthrax spreads and how it can be cured… “The bacteria can easily enter into the skin of a human being should there be a cut or scrape. Wool which is widely exported can also cause anthrax; infected animal’s wool…
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Anthrax
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Poor relations and hatred among individuals and nations in the world today has driven people to great lengths with the aim of inducing harm on others. Using the advanced technology people have generated biologically, lethal weapons, which can hurt a great number of people and go… tistics indicating that the number of affected decreased from 130 estimated cases…
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Anthrax
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Anthrax is known to be one of the oldest soil-borne bacterial diseases of ruminants and grazing animals. It is known to affect human beings when they come in contact with the diseased animal or contaminated animal products like hides, fur, wool, leather, or with the infected soil. … They are of three types: Symptoms: The causal agent does not cause the…
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Bio-Terrorism/Anthrax outline
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OUTLINE: Anthrax as a Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD) Points about anthrax as a WMD Possible opposing arguments Anthrax is easy to obtain, produce, and disseminate. According to the CIA, anthrax is much harder to obtain that commonly depicted in the press (Bowman, 2002).… Anthrax agents are controlled in the former Soviet Union, as elsewhere internationally…
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Research paper on bioterism: Anthrax
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It has a potential to be used as a weapon for bioterrorism because a kilo of anthrax spores is highly portable, relative cheap to produce, and has the capacity to kill at least 30,000 people. There are… Recovery from the disease is also highly possible. The United States National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) categorized anthrax as a…
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Bio-Terrorism and Anthrax as WMD
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Anthrax has been well studies for over 150 years; however, the re3cent threat of anthrax as a bioterrorism agent has necessitated improvements in pathogen detection methods (Popoviv, 2005). Because anthrax spore are hardy, highly infectious, and easily airborne, environmental… Following the anthrax letter attacks of 2001, the United States Postal service, and…
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Bio-Terrorism and Anthrax as WMD
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Anthrax has been well studies for over 150 years; however, the re3cent threat of anthrax as a bioterrorism agent has necessitated improvements in pathogen detection methods (Popoviv, 2005). Because anthrax spore are hardy, highly infectious, and easily airborne, environmental detection of the pathogens in facilities and public areas is particularly necessary.…
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Bio-Terrrorism /Anthrax as a WMD
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Anthrax is one of the oldest recorded pathogens and one that is of particular concern as a bioterrorism agent because of both its potency in small amounts, relative ease of productions, and resilience to heat and environmental factors. Anthrax commonly refers to the hardy spores of the bacteria Bacillus anthracis, the etiologic agent of anthrax.… Anthrax has…
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Bio-terrorism and Anthrax as a WMD
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ANTRAX AS WMD IN BIO-TERRORISM (Summary and Conclusion) Name of Student (author) Student ID Number: Name of Course: Professor’ Name: Name of School (University) Estimated Word Count: 951 January 09, 2012 ANTRAX AS WMD IN BIO-TERRORISM Summary To summarize, anthrax is often greatly exaggerated as a potent bio-terrorism weapon of mass destruction.… There are…
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Bio terrorism and Anthrax as a WMD
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It causes anxiety in people because of the uncertainty it poses when sent to people on purpose. It is ideal as a terrorist weapon because like the poison arsenic, it is… admittedly a deadly biological weapon in the right hands with evil intent, anthrax can cause significant loss of lives if authorities do not respond fast enough. In this regard, anthrax as a…
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Bioterrorism and Anthrax, October 2001
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Name Subject Date Bioterrorism and Anthrax, October 2001 Introduction Terrorism nowadays is a broad concept. Many research and studies in different fields are devoted to the study of terrorism effect and its impact on different aspects of human activities.… In accordance with Gaudioso (2011): “Microbial or other biological agents, or toxins whatever their…
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Bio-Terrorism
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Anthrax is not a communicable disease in its active state. The anthrax spores can be stored for decades and can be spread over large areas.… e spores can enter the body in one of three ways: by inhaling it into the lungs, by ingesting it into the digestive tract, or by cutaneous exposure through contact with the skin. If anthrax were disseminated by the…
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Bio-Terrorism Essay
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Bacillus anthracis is the etiologic agent of anthrax, an acute disease that causes dark lesions on the mammalian derma that have the potential to fatally spread to the blood if untreated. The bacteria may enter the human body by inhalation, through fissures in cutaneous membranes, or through the gastrointestinal tract following ingestion.… These effects are…
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Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965), a British politician, was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during 1940 and 1945 and for another four years from 1951 till 1955. He supported the British Empire strongly and was one of the most well-known wartime leaders during the 20th… They employed fire bombs since they knew that the buildings were old and constructed…
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Name two diseases caused by spores, their symptoms and treatment, and how they are spread
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Name Instructor Course Date Anthrax and Tetanus as Diseases Caused By Spore-Forming Bacteria Although the public may not be aware of the existence of bacteria that form spores, there are four major types bacteria that produce toxic spores that lead to diseases both in humans and in animals (World Health Organization [WHO]).… These spore-forming bacteria are…
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Psychologic Impact of 9/11 on New York City
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This indicates that some form of conflict is necessary to survive. This can often be seen in the animal kingdom where only the fittest will survive, others being prey as food or as opponents. A new born… For example, in a war the major causalities were the soldiers and not the civilian population of a region. These wars and confrontation were basically aimed…
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The Sverdlovsk Antrax Epidemic
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In the paper “The Sverdlovsk Antrax Epidemic” the author analyzes an unusual outbreak of anthrax in the Soviet city of Sverdlovsk in 1979, which had an effect on 96 people and left not less than sixty-four dead. The epidemic has raised heated international speculation and debate.… The CIA, which had satellite photographs of the military base of Sverdlovsk…
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Antrax Epidemic in Sverdlovsk (Former Soviet Union) in 1979
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The Sverdlovsk Antrax Epidemic Name: University: Introduction On April 2, 1979, the Soviet city of Sverdlovsk, located approximately 850 miles east of Moscow, experienced an unusual outbreak of anthrax, which had an effect on 96 people and left not less than sixty-four dead.… The Soviet government alleged that intestinal anthrax from contaminated meat was the…
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Epidemiology of Bio-Terrorism
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Bio-terrorism has been in the books for the past two or three decades. America has been the major victim of bio-terrorism. The country has been affected by this many a times. Inhalational anthrax is… Terrorism donned a new role and it took the form of bio-terrorism in which hazardous chemicals were used to attack people. Anthrax was the first material used in…
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Case Study - Homeland Security Issue
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The research veers on the importance of United States Homeland Security policies. The research leans on the significant effects of an Anthrax biological attack. The United States Home Security Agency must implement defense and counter… The suspected terrorist group is Al-Qaeda. The Anthrax terrorist attack occurred during 2001’s October and November months.…
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HMLS 310 Week 6 conference
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This prompted terrorist organizations to seek legitimacy through media coverage of their acts. Supporters of military frame typically… It is evidential that the development of new technologies that have emerged during the mid-1990s has led to the establishment of internet based application referred to as the social media. This include blogs, discussions…
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Health Science: Bioterrorism Preparedness
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Bioterrorism Preparedness The current state of terrorism has gone beyond the use of warfare machinery to advancing in the use of mutated pathogens that are aimed at causing diseases when sent to the targeted areas. This is known as bioterrorism. Bioterrorism may be defined as the intentional release of toxically biological agents that are supposed to harm and terrorize citizens, due to political reasons and other causes.…
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Epidemiology
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Epidemiology can be defined as the study of determinants and distribution of health related events or states, which also include disease, and the use of this study to control health problems like diseases. Various methods can be utilized to perform epidemiological… The professionals in this field rely on biostatistics, biology, disciplines of social science,…
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Bio-Terrrorism Medicine Essay
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Bioterrorism encompasses a huge variety of very different threats, including anthrax, that require immense networks of laboratory and public health infrastructures. In fact, the threat is so varied that adequate response is nearly impossible in terms of resources.… Additionally, bioterrorism is a hot issue, one that encompasses many types of public opinion,…
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Assignment for HS 110
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In the fall of 2001 one of the most horrific acts of terror was committed at the World Trade Towers in New York City resulting in the death of thousands. Other targets on the same day made September 11, 2001 one of the worst days in United States history. That fall, just one… thrax as a bio-weapon affected not only the US Post Office, but medical centers that…
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