TITLE

Under Control

AUTHOR(S)
Brownlee, Shannon
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;10/29/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 18, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the readiness of the U.S. for bioterrorist attacks, in light of anthrax attacks. Ways the U.S. is equipped to handle epidemics, including vaccines, antibiotics, and some antiviral drugs; Idea that the U.S. is not well-equipped legally to enforce strict edicts to combat plague; Claim that the U.S. public health law would be weak and ineffective in a bioterrorist attack.
ACCESSION #
5409549

 

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