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BMA warns that too few people know response to a terrorist attack

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 08 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:516
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    The BMA warned this week that the United Kingdom is insufficiently prepared for a possible terrorist attack involving biological or chemical weapons because too few people know the details of response plans.

    Dr Vivienne Nathanson, head of science and ethics at the BMA, submitted evidence to a parliamentary select committee looking into the response to terrorism, saying that the BMA was concerned about the small number of people who …

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