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US plans drugs stockpile to counter bioterrorism threat

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7244.1225/a (Published 06 May 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1225
  1. Fred Charatan
  1. Florida

    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 …

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