Web edition: October 22, 2001
There are reasons that terrorists have been sending anthrax—and threatening anthrax exposure—to people around the United States: It’s scary (and deadly). Understanding that, the Medical Library Association has put together a Web page to help physicians, parents, teachers, and others learn more about anthrax, smallpox, botulinum toxin, plague, and other bioterrors—and the extent to which government agencies and medical organizations are ready to cope with outbreaks. Moreover, it offers readings and citations to books that suggest how adults might work at soothing a young child’s or even a teen’s anxiety over news accounts of bioterrorist acts.
Go to: http://www.mlanet.org/resources/caring/resources.html