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Anthrax and Other Bioterrors

Anthrax and Other Bioterrors

12:29pm, October 22, 2001

There are reasons that terrorists have been sending anthrax–and threatening anthrax exposure–to people around the United States: Its 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 childs or even a teens anxiety over news accounts of bioterrorist acts.

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