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The Centers for Disease Control has established a Bioterrorism Program to ensure the rapid development of federal, state, and local capacity to address potential bioterrorism events. The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) published by the Centers for Disease Control notifies clinicians of serious ongoing and emerging infectious disease threats. Weekly Epidemiological Record. Information on cases and outbreaks of diseases under the International Health Regulations and on other communicable diseases of public health importance, including emerging or re-emerging infection International Health Regulations. An international legal instrument that is binding on 194 countries across the globe, including all the Member States of WHO Clinicians Biosecurity Network. Update on Personal Protective Equipment
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Without state funding, Oklahoma public health lab will continue to crumble
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photo - Mike Lytle, laboratory bioterrorism coordinator and supervisor for microbiology, is shown Jan Mike Lytle, laboratory bioterrorism coordinator and supervisor for microbiology, is shown Jan. 16, 2014, at his work station in the public health ...

California Public Health Department Director Resigning
AllGov
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Kevin Sullivan named executive producer of 'Reveal'
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Adv Exp Med Biol
The role of mitochondrial proteomic analysis in radiological accidents and terrorism. (2013)
Am J Disaster Med
Preparedness in America's prime danger zone and at the Boston Marathon bombing site. (2014)
Biosecur Bioterror
Establishing a national biological laboratory safety and security monitoring program. (Dec 2012)
Disaster Med Public Health Prep
Disaster medicine and public health preparedness of health professions students: a multidisciplinary assessment of knowledge, confidence, and attitudes. (Oct 2013)
Eur Radiol
Radiological work-up after mass casualty incidents: are ATLS guidelines applicable? (Mar 2014)
J Asthma
Elevated peripheral eosinophils are associated with new-onset and persistent wheeze and airflow obstruction in world trade center-exposed individuals. (Feb 2013)
J Forensic Sci
Real-time detection of concealed chemical hazards under ambient light conditions using Raman spectroscopy. (Jul 2013)
J Trauma Acute Care Surg
Evaluation of military trauma system practices related to damage-control resuscitation. (Dec 2012)
Ten-year analysis of transfusion in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom: increased plasma and platelet use correlates with improved survival. (Dec 2012)
Pediatr Emerg Care
Risks and management of radiation exposure. (Sep 2013)
Prehosp Disaster Med
vTrain: a novel curriculum for patient surge training in a multi-user virtual environment (MUVE). (Jun 2013)
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[Analysis of exposure to pepper spray as a part of preparing hospital to help victims of mass chemical incidents]. (2012)
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med
Triage performance of Swedish physicians using the ATLS algorithm in a simulated mass casualty incident: a prospective cross-sectional survey. (2013)
Toxicon
Medical aspects of bio-terrorism. (Jul 2013)
World J Crit Care Med
Disaster preparedness, pediatric considerations in primary blast injury, chemical, and biological terrorism. (Feb 2014)
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