Bioterrorism: Facing The Threat and Staying Safe

ps21dInterviews with medical professionals and government personnel in this video help calm public fears about bioterrorism. Explanations for the six most likely forms of bioterrorism (anthrax, smallpox, bubonic plague, botulism, tularemia, viral hemorrhagic fevers) are given, including their symptoms, how they are spread and how they can be treated. Advice is given about getting proper medical attention, and why antibiotics should not be taken as a preventative measure. Steps for preparing the home for an emergency is also given, including what to include in a Family Disaster Kit.

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Additional Info
  • Runtime: 22 Minutes
  • Age Level: Adult
  • Code: PS21D