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BioWatch and Public Health Surveillance: Evaluating Systems for the Early Detection of Biological Threats: Abbreviated Version
BioWatch and Public Health Surveillance Evaluating Systems for the Early Detection of Biological Threats Abbreviated Version
Author: Committee on Effectiveness of National Biosurveillance Systems: BioWatch and the Public Health System, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Board on Life Sciences, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council
Following the attacks of September 11, 2001 and the anthrax letters, the ability to detect biological threats as quickly as possible became a top priority. In 2003 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) introduced the BioWatch program--a federal monitoring system intended to speed detection of specific biological agents that could be released...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780309139717
ISBN-10: 0309139716
Publication Date: 2/8/2011
Pages: 252
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Publisher: National Academies Press
Book Type: Paperback
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