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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In response to the September 11, 2001, World Trade Center attacks, the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) initiated a hospital admissions syndromic surveillance system (HASS) to monitor for a possible concurrent biologic attack (7).
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.