This second edition of the International Health Regulations seeks to help the international community prevent and respond to acute public health risks that have the potential to cross borders and threaten people worldwide
This guide focuses specifically on assisting the emergency first responder community in the evaluation and purchase of personal protective equipment
This report concentrates on the issue of dual use in order to develop a realistic and acceptable policy for dealing with dual use issues, such as those arising from recent developments in synthetic biology, as well as those emerging from biodefense research concerned with developing protections against biological weapons
The purpose of this manual is to systematically set out the elements required to achieve a high level of preparedness for any emergency disease in animals, which may also be helpful in preparing for food safety, zoonotic, as well as non-infectious disease emergencies.
This document outlines a study to determine law enforcement's role in protecting against acts of agroterrorism, and provides recommendations on how to strengthen America's defense against agroterrorist threats.
This paper reviews the current authorities and commentaries on the dual-purpose investigation of law enforcement and public health personnel in a bioterrorism event, and provides a set of guidelines for reference in planning and carrying out investigations.
This paper describes the role of law enforcement in investigative and assessment activities involved in a bioterrorism or biocrime event.
The objective of this paper is to increase awareness of microbial forensics among those interested in infectious diseases of animals and zoonoses.
This guideline, prepared by the Danish National Centre for Biological Defence, describes the principles of response in the initial phases of a biological incident, where the goal is to identify what has happened in order to initiate appropriate countermeasures.
This document provides commanders and staff with general information and technical data concerning chemical and biological (CB) agents and other compounds of military interest.