Agents of Bioterrorism: Pathogens and Their Weaponization by Geoffrey Zubay

By Geoffrey Zubay

This new paintings deals a transparent and thorough account of the threats posed via bioterrorism from the viewpoint of biologists. The authors learn 13 disease-causing brokers, together with these answerable for anthrax, the plague, smallpox, influenza, and SARS. each one bankruptcy considers a specific pathogen from the point of view of its background, molecular biology, pathology, scientific presentation, analysis, weaponization, and defenses. The booklet additionally examines recommendations for making vaccines and retaining the inhabitants in a bioterror attack.

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