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Biological Threat

Biological agents are bacteria, viruses, and toxins that can kill or incapacitate people, livestock, and crops. Below lists resources for recovery after a biological event.

  • Biological Threats. From FEMA, what to do before, during and after a biological threat.
  • Bioterrorism. Information on specific bioterrorism agents as well as agent-specific fact sheets from the CDC.
  • Biological Threat - What To Do. Possible signs of a biological attack and what to do from including how to protect yourself as well as what to do if you are exposed.
  • What to Do After a Biological Attack Originally published by FEMA and online at the Federal Citizen Information Center, detailed instructions on what to do after a biological attack.
  • Biodefense and Bioterrorism. Resources on specific agents like anthrax and smallpox as well as treatment and screening information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  • Drug Preparedness and Response to Bioterrorism. Provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, information on drug therapy and vaccines, plus advice on purchasing and taking medication for a number of biological agents.
  • One-stop access to U.S. Government avian and pandemic flu information, managed by the Department of Health and Human Services.