Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Containing and Preventing Biological Threats, 2nd Ed (Softcover)

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Biosecurity and Bioterrorism 2nd ed takes a holistic approach to biosecurity with coverage of pathogens prevention and response methodology. It addresses these hazards in the context of vulnerability assessments and the planning strategies government and industry can use to prepare for and respond to such events.   The book is organized into four thematic sections: Part I provides a conceptual understanding of biowarfare bioterrorism and the laws in place to counteract them; Part II investigates known bioagents and the threat from emerging diseases; Part III focuses on agricultural terrorism and food security; and Part IV outlines international U.S. and local initiatives for biodefense and biosecurity. Case studies illustrate biodefense against both intentional terrorism and natural outbreaks. Key Features Covers emerging threats of pandemic influenza antibiotic resistant strains of bacterial pathogens and severe respiratory diseases caused by novel viruses Offers increased international coverage including initiatives to counter biological weapons and threats and food security Updated throughout with latest protocols for dealing with biological threats and new case studies Includes online instructor ancillaries—PowerPoint lecture slides test questions and an instructor manual—for increased classroom functionality.

Emergency managers, security managers in the food industry, healthcare preparedness and public health professionals, and first responders will find this book to be an invaluable resource. 

Biosecurity and Bioterrorism 2nd ed takes a holistic approach to biosecurity with coverage of pathogens prevention and response methodology. It addresses these hazards in the context of vulnerability assessments and the planning strategies government and industry can use to prepare for and respond to such events.   The book is organized into four thematic sections: Part I provides a conceptual understanding of biowarfare bioterrorism and the laws in place to counteract them; Part II investigates known bioagents and the threat from emerging diseases; Part III focuses on agricultural terrorism and food security; and Part IV outlines international U.S. and local initiatives for biodefense and biosecurity. Case studies illustrate biodefense against both intentional terrorism and natural outbreaks. Key Features Covers emerging threats of pandemic influenza antibiotic resistant strains of bacterial pathogens and severe respiratory diseases caused by novel viruses Offers increased international coverage including initiatives to counter biological weapons and threats and food security Updated throughout with latest protocols for dealing with biological threats and new case studies Includes online instructor ancillaries—PowerPoint lecture slides test questions and an instructor manual—for increased classroom functionality.

Emergency managers, security managers in the food industry, healthcare preparedness and public health professionals, and first responders will find this book to be an invaluable resource. 

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ISBN 978-0128020296
Original Member Price $85.00
Author Jeffrey R. Ryan, Ph.D.
Number of Pages 392
Published Date 2016
Languages English
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