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September 11, 2002

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Federal Response Plan (FRP): Provides the basic framework for bioweapons response Anthrax: http://wwwwhoint/emc/diseases/anthrax/indexhtml

    September 11, 2002

    BIOTERRORISM

    INTERNET RESOURCES

CDC Bioterrorism Pages: Good source of the CDC’s most up-to-date recommendations

    regarding preparedness and response to bioterrorism.

    http://www.bt.cdc.gov/

    http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/hip/Bio/bio.htm

The National Response Team Technical Federal Response Plan (FRP): Provides the

    basic framework for bioweapons response.

    http://www.nrt.org

    Incidence Command System (ICS): This site has several good publications http://www.nrt.org/production/nrt/home.nsf/resources/Publications1

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

    Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Page: Additional bioterrorism preparedness and response information.

    http://www.hhs.gov/hottopics/healing/biological.html

    Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program: U.S. military Website for anthrax immunization.

    http://www.anthrax.osd.mil/

Bioport Corporation: Website of sole U.S. manufacturer of anthrax vaccine.

    http://www.bioport.com/default.asp

Biological Warfare and its Cutaneous Manifestations

    The Electronic Textbook of Dermatology: Very good biological weapons reference. http://www.telemedicine.org/BioWar/biologic.htm

    Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA): Military website with information and links regarding biological weapons

    http://www.dtra.mil/cb/cb_links.html

Journals: These journals have published many reports regarding bioterrorism. Many of

    these reports are available for download free of charge. Access will vary between

    journals and publications.

CDC Journal of Emerging Infectious Diseases

    http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/

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Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)

    http://jama.ama-assn.org/

Infection and Immunity

    http://iai.asm.org/

New England Journal of Medicine

    http://content.nejm.org/

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly

    http://www.cdc.gov/MMWR/

    WHO Health Aspects of Chemical and Biological Weapons: WHO’s main pages regarding bioterrorism preparedness and response.

    http://www.who.int/emc/book_2nd_edition.htm#prepublication http://www.who.int/emc/deliberate_epi.html

World Health Organization Resources about specific biological weapon agents:

    Smallpox: http://www.who.int/emc/diseases/smallpox/ Anthrax: http://www.who.int/emc/diseases/anthrax/index.html VHFs: http://www.who.int/emc/diseases/ebola/index.html Plague: http://www.who.int/emc/diseases/plague/

    CDC 2002 International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases: Excellent conference with many presentations (available as webcasts) about bioterrorism.

    http://www.cdc.gov/iceid/index.htm

    Johns Hopkins University Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies: Bioterrorism information and resources site.

    http://www.hopkins-biodefense.org

    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Resources:

Anthrax:

    http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/anthrax/index.html

Model OSHA Health & Safety Plan (e-HASP) for Clean-up of Facilities Contaminated

    with Anthrax Spores:

http://www.osha.gov/dep/anthrax/hasp/index.html

Monterey Institute of International Studies

    Center for Nonproliferation Studies: Source of information regarding terrorism.

    http://cns.miis.edu/index.htm

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NBC Med.org: Excellent website for up-to-date information and news regarding nuclear,

    biological, and chemical weapons of mass destruction.

    http://www.nbc-med.org/ie40/Default.html

NIOSH Homepage

    http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html

NIOSH Emergency Response page: NIOSH page with important information regarding

    occupational aspects of preparing and responding to bioterrorism in the workplace.

    http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/emres01.html#toppg

Textbook of Military Medicine. Online version of the only textbook of its kind covering

    all major agents and considerations of chemical and biological warfare.

    http://ccc.apgea.army.mil/reference_materials/textbook/HTML_Restricted/index.htm

University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Department of Epidemiology

    Epidemiologic Information Bioterrorism on Bioterrorism Homepage: Excellent

    compilation of epidemiological, clinical, and educational information regarding anthrax

    letter attacks of 2001.

    http://www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/bioter/bioterrorism.html

United States Army Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USARICD): Homepage

    of U.S. Army’s chemical research and education center. http://ccc.apgea.army.mil/

GAO Reports: http://www.gao.gov/

    Search for GAO-03-316 U.S. Postal Service Better Guidance is Needed to Improve

    Communication Should Anthrax Contamination Occur in the Future

    United State Army Research Institute of Infectious Diseases: Homepage of U.S. Army’s biological weapons research and education center. http://usamriid.detrick.army.mil/

Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS): Excellent source

    of information and training opportunities regarding responding to radiation accidents

    http://www.orau.gov/reacts/

    Medical Management of Biological Casualties: U.S. Army’s field handbook, also known as “The Bluebook.”

    www.usamriid.army.mil/education/bluebook.htm

    Access to all web listed web sites was confirmed on September 11, 2002.

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