Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 22nd, 2005
Viral hemorrhagic fevers are included in the high-priority "Category A" of biological diseases as defined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Along with anthrax, botulism, plague, smallpox, and tularemia, viruses causing hemorrhagic fevers have been identified as key targets in the effort to understand and combat potential agents of bioterrorism.
In commenting about this new initiative in bioterrorism...
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