This guide was developed as part of ongoing preparedness for all hazards and is intended to inform decisions, protect emergency responders, and support response operations if an incident ever occurs involving a fourth generation agent (FGA, also known as A-series or Novichok nerve agents).
This guide is intended for employers of EMS responders and discusses the measures these employers need to take to protect their EMS responders from becoming additional victims while on the front line of medical response.
These guidelines were developed as part of ongoing preparedness for all hazards and are intended to support fire, EMS, and hospital staff in the medical management of patients if an incident occurs involving a fourth generation agent (FGA, also known as A-series or Novichok nerve agents).
The Biodefense Policy Landscape Analysis Tool can be utilized to better understand the current state of the US biodefense enterprise.
The US National Health Security Strategy (NHSS) is intended to help galvanize efforts to minimize the health consequences associated with significant health incidents.
This resource covers animal decontamination, training personnel for animal disasters, and other issues.
This paper discusses the effectiveness of two animal composters in containing diseases caused by spore-forming bacteria.
Pareto charts of exposures during carcass disposal allow policy interventions to be better designed.
This guide is based on the experience of SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL. It consists of 3 parts:
1. General information on cholera
2. Before and between epidemics
3. Response to cholera epidemics
These clinical practice guidelines are an update of the guidelines published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in 2009, prior to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. This document addresses new information regarding diagnostic testing, treatment and chemoprophylaxis with antiviral medications, and issues related to institutional outbreak management for seasonal influenza.