US plans drugs stockpile to counter bioterrorism threatBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7244.1225/a (Published 06 May 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1225
- Fred Charatan
US public health experts are working with law enforcement, intelligence, and defence agencies to make contingency plans for dealing with a bioterrorist attack.
Federal health officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have said that public health departments, on a local and state level, should be given the chief responsibility for responding in the event of any bioterrorist incident.
In a statement entitled Bioterrorism Preparedness and …