biologic attack


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Noun1.biologic attack - the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or foodbiologic attack - the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or food
war, warfare - the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
bacteriological warfare, germ warfare - the use of harmful bacteria as a weapon
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Introduction: San Diego County is the site of the BioNet Project, which seeks to improve the ability of the Navy Region Southwest and San Diego County to respond to a biologic attack on its population and its critical infrastructure by improving, integrating, and enhancing disparate military and civilian detection and characterization capabilities.
government is working with pharmaceutical companies to provide surge capacity of medical countermeasures (including anthrax vaccine) in the event of a biologic attack, it needs to develop cooperative agreements with building protection service companies so that equipment shortages do not block the critical path to recovering the exposed area.
In the event of a biologic attack, the lab could provide a rapid response with information on the source of the bacteria or virus and how to stop it.