Anthrax
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...Anthrax is one disease which is deadly. 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 and avoided. “This disease mainly affects animals like sheep, goats, cattle and so on but human beings can also contract anthrax when they come in contact with affected animals and it can also spread from one human being to another which makes it even more dangerous, it is a communicable disease and this is precisely why it is considered fatal by many people.” (Causes of Anthrax) “The bacteria can easily... Client’s 29 October Some diseases are more dangerous than the others;...
Anthrax
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...Anthrax Anthrax Poor relations and hatred among individuals and nations in the world today has driven peopleto 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 unnoticed which poses more danger to the nation. Anthrax, a bacterial disease, is one of the commonly used agents due to its ease of access manipulation to meet the different needs of the perpetrator (Korn, 2012). Anthrax is not a common disease and it is rarely reported with statistics indicating that the number of affected...
Anthrax
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...Anthrax Introduction: Anthrax is known to be one of the oldest soil-borne bacterial diseases of ruminants and grazing animals. It is known to affecthuman beings when they come in contact with the diseased animal or contaminated animal products like hides, fur, wool, leather, or with the infected soil. Etiological Agent: The causal organism is Bacillus anthracis, endospore-forming bacteria. The organism is capable of surviving for many decades in soil. The bacterium is aerobic, Gram+, non-motile, capsulated rod. It is known to produce toxins (exotoxin) both in virulent and avirulent forms and contains antigenically active components the lipoproteins, known...
Bio-Terrorism/Anthrax outline
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...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 is easier to use than explosives and other terrorism devices. Most terrorists are less educated and have limited access to technology, making use of simple explosives much more common than an bioterrorism agent (Bowman, 2002). Anthrax can be easily attained from the former Soviet military system. Anthrax agents are controlled in the former Soviet Union, as elsewhere internationally (Bowman, 2002). Anthrax is most dangerous... ?OUTLINE:...
Research paper on bioterism: Anthrax
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...Anthrax and Its Potential for Bioterrorism Bacillus anthracis pose a threat not only to animals but to man as well. 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 clinical signs associated with anthrax in both animals and humans. One good news is that it is not impossible to manage and cure a person from infection by anthrax. Vaccines are available and, provided exposure to anthrax has been detected early enough, it is possible to conduct vaccination...
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. Many research activities and political actions have been taken to improve the reliability and speed of anthrax detection through sampling of bioagents on-site as well as in-lab culturing and confirmation of bioagents in collected samples. Following the anthrax letter attacks of 2001, the United States Postal service, and other public... ...
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. Many research activities and political actions have been taken to improve the reliability and speed of anthrax detection through sampling of bioagents on-site as well as in-lab culturing and confirmation of bioagents in collected samples. Following the anthrax letter attacks of 2001, the United States Postal service, and other public... ...
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. If left untreated, within a short period of time symptoms become lethal and are irreversibly fatal. Modern techniques for surveillance and distinction of strains play a role in identifying and controlling both naturally occurring and bioterrorism related anthrax outbreaks. Anthrax has already appeared as a potent bioterrorism threat across the globe... ? Anthrax...
Bio-terrorism and Anthrax as a WMD
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...anthrax is often greatly exaggerated as a potent bio-terrorism weapon of mass destruction. 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 colorless, odorless and tasteless, making it hard to detect and craft an appropriate response from a potential unsuspecting victim. There are three main ways of getting anthrax – through skin, breathing and ingestion (eating infected... ? ANTRAX AS WMD IN BIO-TERRORISM (Summary and Conclusion) ID Number: of of School(University) Estimated Word Count: 951 Date of Submission: January 09, 2012 ANTRAX AS WMD IN BIO-TERRORISM Summary To summarize,...
Bio terrorism and Anthrax as a WMD
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...anthrax is often greatly exaggerated as a potent bio-terrorism weapon of mass destruction. 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 colorless, odorless and tasteless, making it hard to detect and craft an appropriate response from a potential unsuspecting victim. There are three main ways of getting anthrax – through skin, breathing and ingestion (eating infected... ANTRAX AS WMD IN BIO-TERRORISM (Summary and Conclusion) ID Number: of of School (University) Estimated Word Count: 951 Date of Submission: January 09, 2012 ANTRAX AS WMD IN BIO-TERRORISM Summary To summarize, anthrax ...
Bioterrorism and Anthrax, October 2001
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...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. Bioterrorism is not less scaring and dangerous for the modern society than military terrorism. Nowadays the world’s community is struggling against the expansion of hazardous biological agents. The main emphasis is made on control, prevention and protection of society’s health in the face of bioterrorist attacks. In accordance with Gaudioso (2011): “Microbial or other biological agents, or toxins whatever their origin or method of production, of types... Bioterrorism and Anthrax,...
Bio-Terrorism
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...Anthrax as a Weapon of Mass Destruction in Bioterrorism “Anthrax is a deadly biological weapon with the potential tocause significant destruction and loss of life” (Katz, 2001, p.1835). 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. Hence the greatest danger by anthrax lies in its inhalation which is the most lethal, and also the most difficult to detect and treat making it the “preferred portal of entry for biowarfare and bioterrorism” (Trippon, 2002, p.18). As an excellent weapon of mass destruction, the spores can enter the body in one of three ways: by inhaling... it into the lungs, by...
Bio-Terrorism Essay
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...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. In recent years, attention has been given to the potential of anthrax as an agent for bioterrorism, partially because of the ease of transporting lethal amounts of the toxin. Only a millionth of a gram of anthrax spores are necessary to cause a single lethal dose by inhalation, and a kilogram has the potential to cause lethal effects in thousands of people (Danzig... ? Bacillus anthracis is the etiologic agent of...
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...anthrax bombs to be thrown on German cities in 1945 to kill as many Germans as was possible. The 1942 tests of anthrax on Gruinard Island shocked scientists. They realised that a mass detonation of anthrax over Germany would make the land completely unsuitable for human habitation. Consequently, Churchill changed his plan and decided using poison gas instead. Also, American generals in the field disregarded Roosevelt’s orders to slow down (and leave Germany to the Soviet Union), which made it difficult to use anthrax bombs (Milton, 2013). Churchill was an inspiration, and had the ability to channel his determination... of Winston Churchill Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965), a British...
Name two diseases caused by spores, their symptoms and treatment, and how they are spread.
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...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 diseases, if left untreated for an appreciable amount to time, may turn devastating to the victim due to their contagious nature and deadliness (National Institutes of Health [NIH]). The most common bacteria that produce spores include clostridia and bacilli, both of which predispose the victims to various kinds of illnesses (WHO). These spore-forming bacteria are responsible for the numerous... ...
Psychologic Impact of 9/11 on New York City
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...Anthrax Attack In 2001 Introduction: There is a saying that nature supports the ‘survival of the fittest’. 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 deer is easy prey to a carnivore. The leadership of a herd of bison is usurped through direct violent confrontation. Human societies too have had its share of violence in the form of wars and ethnic/social confrontations. But most of these activities only affected the direct stakeholders. For example, in a war the major causalities were the soldiers... Psychological and sociological impact of the...
The Sverdlovsk Antrax Epidemic
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...anthrax, which had an effect on 96 people and left not less than sixty-four dead. While the first victim passed away four days later, the last one passed away six weeks later (Pbs.org, 1995). Seventeen of these cases were said to coetaneous while seventy-nine were gastrointestinal. The epidemic has raised heated international speculation and debate with regard to whether it was accidental or natural and, if inadvertent, if it emanated from activities prohibited by the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention (Meselson, et al., 2000... The Sverdlovsk Antrax Epidemic Introduction On April 2, 1979, the Soviet of Sverdlovsk, located approximately 850 miles east of Moscow, experienced an unusual outbreak of...
Antrax Epidemic in Sverdlovsk (Former Soviet Union) in 1979
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...anthrax, which had an effect on 96 people and left not less than sixty-four dead. While the first victim passed away four days later, the last one passed away six weeks later (Pbs.org, 1995). Seventeen of these cases were said to coetaneous while seventy-nine were gastrointestinal. The epidemic has raised heated international speculation and debate with regard to whether it was accidental or natural and, if inadvertent, if it emanated from activities prohibited by the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention (Meselson, et al., 2000... ? The Sverdlovsk Antrax Epidemic Introduction On April 2, 1979, the Soviet of Sverdlovsk, located approximately 850 miles eastof Moscow, experienced an unusual outbreak of...
Epidemiology of Bio-Terrorism
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...anthrax is the major form of bio-terrorism. People who work in textile and leather industries are more prone to this disease as they are in constant contact with animal related products. The bacteria in these products, Bacillus Anthracis, caused this disease. Many states in America were worst hit by this disease and this has been purposely carried out by people who are intended to do harm to others. Terrorism... Bio-Terrorism Introduction The article provides a complete outlook on the epidemiology of bio-terrorism. 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...
Case Study - Homeland Security Issue
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...Anthrax biological attack. The United States Home Security Agency must implement defense and counter strategies to curtail another terror group attack. Statement of the Purpose. The purpose of the research is to determine the relationship of the Homeland Security policy and the terrorist group responsible for the 2001 Anthrax letters attack. The suspected terrorist group is Al-Qaeda. The Anthrax terrorist attack... Homeland Security June 27 Introduction: Terrorism threatens lives and property. The research veers on the importance of United States Homeland Security policies. The research leans on the significant effects of an...
HMLS 310 Week 6 conference
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...Anthrax attacks involved a bioterrorism attack where letters containing anthrax antidotes were mailed to different offices in the United States. This prompted terrorist organizations to seek legitimacy through media coverage of their acts. Supporters of military frame typically cast potential responses to “threats” as battles that must be won after the attacks (Driskill and Goldstein, 2005). This paper assesses two conferences which evaluate Congressional Research Service by Lindsay’s report on how social media could have been used during the attacks and EPA publication on effective risk and communication and the seven general rules of risk... HMLS 310 Week 6 Conference HMLS 310 Week 6 Conference Anthrax ...
Health Science: Bioterrorism Preparedness
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...anthrax, botulism, Tularemia, The plague, small pox and the Hemorrhagic... ?Bioterrorism Preparedness The current 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. The U.S Center of Diseases Control (CDC) has classified several bacteria, viruses and toxins that can be used in a bioterrorism attack. These are most likely to cause much harm to the targeted population and include:...
Epidemiology
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...Anthrax is caused by Bacillus anthracis and has been... Epidemiology EPIDEMIOLOGY 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 investigations. For example, descriptive studies and surveillance can be used for the study of distribution; with analytical studies utilized for the study of determinants. Major areas of study are investigation of outbreaks, screening and surveillance of disease, bi monitoring, and comparison of clinical trial treatment effects. The professionals in this field...
Bio-Terrrorism Medicine Essay
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...anthrax, that require immense networks of laboratory and public healthinfrastructures. In fact, the threat is so varied that adequate response is nearly impossible in terms of resources. While adequate legislation came into being early in history, when the pathogens were first recognized, systems for dealing with bioterrorist threats, such as the Laboratory Research Network (LRN), took much longer to appear. This is largely because of the huge amount of manpower, technology, and resources required for this infrastructure to address low-probability bioterrorism risks. Additionally, bioterrorism is a hot issue, one... -bioterrorism programs provide substantial risks of exposure and complication...
Assignment for HS 110
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...Anthrax: Terror at the Mailbox 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 week later, would also be host to a threat that, while more subtle, put into question the safety of every service in the United States. On October 5, 2001 a man died of anthrax, beginning a reign of terror that would come in the form of mail delivery. The reaction to the threat of anthrax as a bio-weapon affected not only the US Post Office, but medical centers that were burdened... by the...
Bioterrorism Essay
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...Anthrax, Yersinia Pestis, Smallpox viruses, Clostridium botulinum and Francisella tularensis. Of these Yersinia pestis causes plague, Clostridium botulinum spreads Botulism and Francisella tularensis unfolds tularemia. Use of chemical weapons also comes under bioterrorism. Many countries were employing this type of warfare, but now terrorists too use the same way. To be careful in protecting against these diseases is presently a global issue. Anthrax... was wantonly spread through postal system in United States during 2001. Although anthrax cannot be spread using human conveyor, human beings are prone to be affected by the disease on inhaling the powdered form...
The Emergent Threat of Bio-Terrorism
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...anthrax scare in October 2001, when anonymous letters filled with anthrax spores were mailed to US senators and selected media men. Anthrax is one of many biological agents suitable for use as weapon of mass destruction, which fall under five categories: bacteria, viruses, rickettsiae, fungi and toxins. The anthrax attack in the US came soon after 9/11, in which the terrorist group identified with al Qaeda seized two civilian planes and smashed them into the World Trade Center in New York and killed about 3,000 people. When President Bush... The Emergent Threat Of Bio-Terrorism: How Can We Prevent It Introduction The threat posed by biological disease agents as a terrorist weapon emerged following the...
Weapons of Mass Destruction
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...Anthrax in Anchorage, Alaska Anchorage maintains the highest population of any major in Alaska, sustaining 291,000 residents as of the 2010 national census (U.S. Census Bureau, 2010). This outline describes the methodology for an emergency response plan in the event of an aerosol-based Anthrax release in this major American city. It is likely that relevant health agencies, state and local authorities, and federal agencies would be unaware that the situation had become an epidemic until a plethora of citizens of the city began seeking medical treatment. As a result, the outline encompasses activities, agencies, authorities and resources required... to respond once it is recognized that...
Types of Terrorism
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...Anthrax oubreak is one of the impacts... ? Types of Terrorism Introduction Terrorism can be defined as the systematic use of terror activities by individuals, groups or organisation aas a means of coercion. However, with reference to criminal law, there isn’t a legally binding defination of terrorism that is universally aceepted. Most of the description of terrorism usually revolve aroud those violent activities intended to create fear. The terror activities are mainly perpetrated for ideologcal, religious ar political goals and are most of the time deliberately targeted at civilians and are commited by those agencies outside the government. Terrorism is characterised by use of violence...
ALQAIDA TERRORIST ATTACK ON NEW YORK CITYS TIMES SQUARE DURING THE ANNUAL NEW YEARS EVE CELEBRATION USING CONCEALED IMPOVISED SPRAYING DEVICES TO DELIVER AN
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...Anthrax Attack at New Year's Eve Merrymakers On NY Times Square, Thousands Dead How Do We Prevent or Respond to It Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for NS510 - Home Defense __________________________ Name _________________________________ School... ...
Bio-Terrorism Research and Development
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...anthrax, botulism, plague, smallpox, tularemia, and viral hemorrhagic fevers (“NIAID report claims great progress in biodefense research,” 2010... Running head: BIOTERRORISM RESEARCH Bioterrorism Research and Development School Bioterrorism Research and Development Pathogen Detection Method One of the best biodefense approaches in the national security against bioterrorist attack is the pathogen detection method. This schema institutes quick and precise diagnosis; and thorough assessment of communicable disease agents with high risks of use for bioterrorism. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) have categorized potentia...
Genomics, Vaccines & Weaponization
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...anthrax and was dying from the disease, in September 2001 following... 15 March Genomics, Vaccines & Weaponization The genomic-enabled reverse vaccinology is an approach that is utilizedin vaccine development and was first utilized with the serogroup type B Neisseria meningitides. The first is the sequencing of the entire genome of the pathogenic organism of interest. Today the process is done using algorithms and bioinformatics techniques to identify proteins that are present on the cell surface or released by the microorganism (that could provide an antigenic response). This process may take a few days to a few weeks. The second step is to produce the recombinant proteins in E.coli bacteria, and this...
Bio-Terrorism preparedness and response Module 3 SLP MHE 507
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...anthrax attack (Perkins, Popovic, & Yeskey, 2002); shortly after the attack, clinicians in particular and the public health officials in general “were overwhelmed” by the numerous requests for suspicious powders to be evaluated in the laboratory (Bravata et al., 2004). It was (and is) widely believed that terrorists, whoever they are, will essentially utilize biological weapons in spreading chaos and fear to their enemies. Deeply troubled with this gloomy forecast, the public health officials in particular attempt to develop and refine a “new... Of Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response: An Attempt for a Resolution The program involving bio-terrorism is a direct response of the U.S. ities to the 2001...
Emergency Preparedness and Response
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...Anthrax is already known to the US health organizations through the 2001 attacks. Better communication and recognition still remain a problem in most states. Family physicians and laboratory workers are the first to identify the pathogen. The laboratory workers identify the pathogen... Emergency Preparedness and Response A response to bioterrorism on behalf of health organizations can only be efficient if done in concert. Each member of the health chain is crucial. Family physicians diagnose the presence of a pathogen. State health authorities identify a possible covert or overt criminal activity, and federal health authorities then act to eliminate the threat through coordination and assistance....
Bioterroist threat
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...anthrax are highly contagious and, hence their application in biological warfare. Moreover, anthrax causes high mortality due to its low incubation period. Anthrax bacteria also transform into spores to survive extreme condition such as high temperatures... Bioterrorist Threat Bioterrorism is the deliberate application of disease causing agents such as bacteria, virus, fungus, or toxin on an enemy population. Application of biological weapon dates back to the ancient civilizations, when biological agents were used to destroy enemy cities. Unlike conventional weapons, biological weapons do not differentiate between enemy and friendly forces (Paquette, 2006). However, advancements in the field have led to...
Homework 3
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...anthrax attacks. I agree because the columns purely reported on an ongoing inquiry that targeted Hatfill, and Kristof was cautious to deny any conclusion of Hatfills fault. 2) What fundamental issue does the case address? Does the court’s decision seem to prefer one value over another? If so, do you see this preference as justified? Why or why not? The primary issue being addressed by the case is whether the Defendants fake and irresponsible public recognition of Dr. Hatfill as the possible anthrax mailer imputed murderous activity to Dr. Hatfill and spoilt his good name as a doctor and biomedical researcher... Homework 3 Chapter 8 & 9 Instructions: Answer the following question inside this document....
Importance of Immunizations
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...Anthrax vaccine side-effects Getting anthrax disease is much more dangerous than any risk from the vaccine. Like any medicine, a vaccine is capable of causing serious problems, such as severe allergic reactions. The risk of anthrax vaccine causing serious harm, or death, is extremely small. Mild Problems Soreness, redness, or itching where the shot was given (about 1 out of 10 men, about 1 out of 6 women) A lump where the shot was given (about 1 person out of 2) Muscle aches or joint aches (about 1 person out of 5) Headaches (about 1 person out of 5) Fatigue (about 1 out of 15 men, about 1 out of 6 women) Chills... "Importance of Immunizations" There are certain diseases which have now become curable....
Chemical, Biological and Nuclear Agents and Incidents.
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...anthrax and radioactive elements. The three major categories of hazmat agents are discussed individually, and incidents involving the same materials, such as accidents during transport and spills or leaks during production. Only some 39 elements as found in the Periodic Table of Elements are actually hazardous, the rest of the materials are the results of combining these elements into various mixtures and compounds which made them hazardous if these are not handled properly (Burke, 2003, p. 43). Chemicals – it is the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that came... CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL AND NUCLEAR AGENTS AND INCIDENTS (Research Paper) ID Number: Hazardous Materials Management 2 Professor’s Name:...
Bioterrorism
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...anthrax bust out. These cases were due to the deliberate attempt and extended through letters carrying the potential anthrax agent, letters were delivered to the offices of news media along with the office of U. S Congress. Receivers of the letters were victimized with anthrax. Later on when tests were performed the strains were labelled as from a domesticate source. This incidence has paved the way for bio-terrorism and has wagered the meaning of biodefence and biosecurity, as it is highly focused exploitation of biological techniques (Web- Bioterrorism Overview). Bioterrorism agents can be categorized on the basis of the intensity of ailments or fatal consequences... Bioterrorism" Contagious...
Osmosis
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...Anthrax’ which is caused by the bacteria Bacillus Anthracis. It is a deadly disease that can affect the lungs, intestines or skin. In Frank’s case it affected the lungs leading him to experience severe throat ache and flu. He was also prone to the gastrointestinal infection caused by the hard boiled egg that frank had consumed. Also Frank’s eating habits and the ten seconds rule where pushing him closer to this disease anyways. The image of this bacteria is given below: (Todar, 2011... Osmosis Jones By 14 March Osmosis Jones Summary and Analysis The movie “Osmosis Jones” is an interesting movie focusing on the human defence mechanism in a very unusual way. It is a science fiction movie released in 2001...
The Fear that the American People has lived with after 9/11
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...Anthrax threat and its real threat, the fear that the American people has lived with after 9/11, and the goal’s for the Obama administration in terms of America’s security. One of the main justifications of the United States involvement in Afghanistan is the belief that Al Qaeda’s attack on the United States violated the "just war" theory. The just war theory explains that only government led groups can lead an attack, but they must do so for a just cause. It’s been said that Al Qaeda broke the just war theory because they attacked civilians with no cause. Furthermore, as indicated by Rashid (2009), the attack on the Pentagon, one could argue... ? War on Terror: The Fear the American People Have Lived...
National and International Ethics - Patent Rights
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...anthrax drug. As such, they are protected by the law. However, the medical industry should not be taken as the one where the market forces of demand and supply affect the price of quantities available in the market. Therefore, such companies should allow other manufacturer to come in and close the gap caused by a medical emergency. 2. The Bayer should have actually not made any... Medical Ethics Yes. Sometimes, a company should forego the economic advantage provided by the patent right law. Notably, the aspect of social responsibility demands placing the common interests of the people ahead of the profit maximization. In this case of Bayer, it is factual that they have patent rights to manufacture the...
Technologies for Killing People
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...Anthrax is another deadly virus or bacteria, which have claimed thousands of lives not only in the modern era and its roots go deep into the usage of the bacteria during the World War II. Anthrax is not only used to kill human beings but it is also considered deadly for the animals. Anthrax platelets can be used as a biological weapon to execute the mass killing of human beings. During the 20th century, Anthrax was widely used to infect prisoners and let them die slowly. Besides, anthrax has claimed thousands of lives in Australia... ? TECHNOLOGIES FOR KILLING PEOPLE The modern warfare has been utilizing chemicals and technologies extensively to kill people. The use of technology or chemical weapons was...
History of bioterrorism
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...anthrax in words that follow ".... Behold. the hand of the LORD is upon thy cattle which is in the field. upon the horses. upon the asses. upon the camels. upon the oxen. and upon the sheep: there shall be a very grievous murrain....." (Exod. 9:3, King James Version). Bacon comments that the myth of "red tide of Nile" in Egypt was probably as a result of delibrate contamination of potable water which tentamounted... Running Head: HISTROY OF BIOTERRORISM History of Bioterrorism APA Style Muneeb Ahmad Faiq The history of bioterrorismdates back to antiquity but perhaps the bible has the first documentation of an event of this kind. Many wars were fought and won using bioterrorism as a tool. This included...
Role of Technology in Terrorism
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...Anthrax is a very popular biological weapon used by the terrorists, in the year 2001 the people in the US suffered a lot... Running head: How technology plays a factor in terrorism when selecting target areas How technology plays a factor in terrorism when selecting target areas In APA Format 20 June 2009 Role of Technology in Terrorism Annihilation, catastrophe, are just a few synonymous words that come to mind when terrorism is talked about. Terrorism is a very heinous act carried out by cowards who aim to change the society for better. Countless innocent people pay the price of terrorism day-in and day-out. Terrorism has cost in the past and it will continue to do so if not take care of, the...
Terrorism
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...anthrax spores that they sprayed all over Tokyo with no casualties. The failure to do any real damage with the anthrax letter attacks is another sign of how hard it can be to deploy weapons even when one has them (Mahan and Griest, 2008). While it is difficult to prevent these kinds of attacks, once performed, it's not too likely that a major response by intelligence agencies wouldn't decisively undermine massive portions of the terrorist structure. Therefore, the likelihood of a major attack is low, but the potential lethality high: The sarin attack on the subway killed a dozen people. Meanwhile, cyber-terrorism is hypothetically very dangerous, but practically not much so (Mahan and Griest...
Critical review
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...anthrax is used. This is a problem both locally and internationally. To deal with risks involved, people should make use of insect repellent, wear gloves when handling dead or sick animals, and avoiding mowing over dead animals. References Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2011, January 11). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved March 9, 2014, from http://www.cdc.gov/tularemia/... of affiliation: Tularemia is an infection of both humans and animals caused by Gram-negative bacterium called Francisella tularensis. Hares, Rabbits, and rodents are the most susceptible and usually die in large numbers following an outbreak. Humans can be infected through the following ways: Tick...
Terrorism
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...anthrax spores that they sprayed all over Tokyo with no casualties. The failure to do any real damage with the anthrax letter attacks is another sign of how hard it can be to deploy weapons even when one has them (Mahan and Griest, 2008). While it is difficult to prevent these kinds of attacks, once performed, its not too likely that a major response by intelligence agencies wouldnt decisively undermine massive portions of the terrorist structure. Therefore, the likelihood of a major attack is low, but the potential lethality high: The sarin attack on the subway killed a dozen people. Meanwhile, cyber-terrorism is hypothetically very dangerous, but practically not much so (Mahan and Griest... Non-Convent...
Animal Testing
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...anthrax, etc could not have been controlled if animal testing was not conducted. Moreover, more animals could have been swept off by the diseases and become extinct. As a result, the testing has major...  Animal Testing Animal testing has contributed immensely incoming up with life-saving cures and treatments. According to California Biomedical Research Association, almost all medical breakthroughs over the past one century used animals (Watson, 2009). Animal testing has also contributed to understanding how to treat malaria, Leukemia, and other major diseases that eliminated a very high number of human populations in the past. Animal are the best research subjects because they share similar characteris...
Bio-Terrorism preparedness and response
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...anthrax) letters of 2001 that incited much public interest in potential bioterrorism threats, threats that many local public health clinics were then poorly geared... ? Though the Laboratory Response Network (LRN) was established in 1999 in response to the biological and chemical terrorism threat, the organization has taken on a much deeper role in the control of infectious disease by training, organizing, and uniting public health response organizations across the nation. This results in not only improved response to bioterrorism, but also improved responses to many other infectious diseases and chemical toxins both synthetic and naturally occurring. Since its creation, the LRN has expanded to include...
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