Bioterrorism: Guidelines for Medical and Public Health ManagementBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7390.665 (Published 22 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:665
- Mark Reacher, consultant epidemiologist (email@example.com)
- Public Health Laboratory Service, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London
Eds Donald A Henderson, Thomas V Inglesby, Tara O'Toole
AMA Press, $29.95, pp 256
ISBN 1 57947 280 X
Current international tensions, the destruction of the World Trade Center, and the anthrax attacks on the United States postal system in 2001 make the spectre of biological warfare waged on civilian populations increasingly haunting. This book is an antidote to fatalism and provides up to date clinical, microbiological, and public health guidance on responding to possible bioterrorist attacks.
Almost half the book …