bioterrorist


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bi·o·ter·ror·ism

 (bī′ō-tĕr′ə-rĭz′əm)
n.
The use of biological agents, such as pathogenic organisms or agricultural pests, for terrorist purposes.

bi′o·ter′ror·ist adj. & n.
Translations

bioterrorist

[ˌbaɪəʊˈterərɪst]
A. ADJbioterrorista
B. Nbioterrorista mf

bioterrorist

bio-terrorist [ˌbaɪəʊˈtɛrərɪst]
nbioterroriste mf
modif [attack] → bioterroriste
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This procurement will reportedly increase the inventory of ANTHIM stored in the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) for use as a medical countermeasure against a potential bioterrorist attack.
In this review, we aimed to emphasize the importance of early recognition of a bioterrorist attack and determine the measures that can be taken in emergency department.
The authors use the recent outbreak of Ebola in 2014 as an emerging infectious disease case study, discussing its natural history, including the chain of infection; biology; epidemiology and types of epidemiological studies; diagnostic tests, drug treatments, and vaccine development; response to the epidemic, including government policies, safety measures, the logistics of healthcare delivery, social media, and fast-tracking drugs and vaccines; and the future of Ebola and other emerging diseases, including ethical considerations, species jumping, emerging zoonotic diseases, the role of the anti-vaccination movement, the bioterrorist potential of Ebola, sexually transmitted infection, and prevention.
The forewarning of such a scenario can be seen in the journal "Global Policy" where Amanda Teckman, authored a paper, "The Bioterrorist Threat Of Ebola In East Africa And Implications For Global Health And Security" in May 2013, where she wrote: 'The threat of Ebola bioterrorist attack in East Africa is a global health and security concern, and should not be ignored" reported Forbes.
That makes it well-suited for rapid, preliminary screening in the event of a bioterrorist threat, an outbreak of foodborne botulism in which the product of concern has not yet been pinpointed, or during other emergencies.
The test is well suited for rapid, preliminary screening in emergency situations, such as a bioterrorist threat or an outbreak of foodborne botulism in which the culprit food has not yet been pinpointed.
The US government is purchasing the medicine as a counter measure against a potential bioterrorist attack.
Relying solely on traditional deterrent policies against a globally proliferated biothreat will not suffice when attempting to counter a technology-empowered bioterrorist. If the bureaucracy can ever hope to develop an effective network of countermeasures to bioterrorism, then certainly the first step in that development is an accurate assessment of the consequences of what failing to do so would have on the United States.
As ever, the plot is straight-up, B-movie material - bioterrorist attacks are breaking out globally, and within the first few minutes of the game you've killed a freshly-zombified President of the United States.
Under the threat of this global bioterrorist attack, our heroes must battle to save the world in another story of fear on an unprecedented scale.
As ever, the plot is straight B-Movie material - bioterrorist attacks are breaking out globally, and within the first few minutes of the game you've killed a freshlyzombified President of the United States.
Chapters include case studies, discussion questions and timely exercises (e.g., responding to a bioterrorist attack).