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American College of Emergency Physicians - Bioterrorism/Anthrax Links
Bioterrorism Safety Council - A public non-profit awareness site devoted to
providing up to the minute information on Anthrax, Smallpox and other bioterrorist threats. We offer news,
CDC Health Advisories, facts on safety, prevention, treatment of Anthrax, Smallpox, West Nile and other
biowarfare agents, and provide support and teaching materials to the general public on these infectious
Canadian Centre for
Emergency Preparedness - Canadian group publishes a news
magazine for Emergency Managers and a weekly e-zine.
Center for the Study of Bioterrorism and Emerging Infections
- The Center for the Study of Bioterrorism and Emerging Infections
is located at the Saint Louis University, School of Public Health.
Pharmacology & Toxicology, Military Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Poland
- The activity of
Department is focused on three main subjects: toxicology of chemical warfare agents and pharmacology of
specific and non-specific antidotes of acute intoxication with these poisons; pharmacology of pathological
states important for military service; and immunotoxicology. Main topic: central effects of acute
intoxication with organophosphates (OP).
Emergency Management Australia - Emergency
Management Australia is conducting courses to help prepare for biological, radiological and chemical
Preparedness Medical Information Center (aka epMedic) - EPMEDIC provides
information and consulting services on emergency preparedness matters. This site is devoted the medical
response to incidents involving weapons of mass destruction. It is primarily directed toward the medical
management of patients that may be incurred from such events.
FDA Public Health Advisory- Update on the Use of Doxycycline for Anthrax Exposure
- Doxycycline is approved for the
treatment of anthrax in all its forms. The FDA is providing
additional information concerning the dosing regimen for the
treatment of anthrax, including cutaneous and inhalation anthrax
Management Agency - DISASTER. It strikes anytime, anywhere. It
takes many forms -- a hurricane, an earthquake, a tornado, a flood,
a fire or a hazardous spill, an act of nature or an act of
terrorism. It builds over days or weeks, or hits suddenly, without
warning. Every year, millions of Americans face disaster, and its
terrifying consequences. The Federal Emergency Management Agency --
FEMA -- is an independent agency of the federal government,
reporting to the President.
Committee of the Red Cross - Home page of the International
Committee of the Red Cross, with its own unique set of links.
International Federation of the Red Cross and Red
Crescent - Home page of the International
Federation, with many links to European and other sites outside the
Office of Program Planning and Evaluation -
Scope of coverage includes the following: bioterrorism; birth defects; buildings and facilities; cancer
prevention; chronic disease prevention; environmental health; global health; health promotion; HIV/AIDS;
immunizations; infectious diseases; injury prevention; partners in public health; public health workforce;
research, technology, and data; workplace health and safety; ATSDR PIB contents; health assessment; health
education; health studies; and toxicology.
The Chemical and
Biological Warfare Project - At SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute).
The Terrorism Research Center - The Terrorism Research
Center is dedicated to informing the public of the phenomena of terrorism and information warfare. This site
features essays and thought pieces on current issues, as well as links to other terrorism documents,
research and resources.
Tuesday, 09 March 2010