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Unformatted text preview: Smallpox Hemorrhagic fever viruses: Marburg, Ebola 7.2. Category B Moderately easy to disseminate Moderate morbidity; low mortality Require specific diagnostic tests and enhanced disease surveillance Organism Syndrome Bacteria: Coxiella burnetti Q fever Brucella species Brucellosis Burkholder mallei Glanders Staphylococcus enterotoxin B Food- or waterborne pathogens Salmonella Shigella dysenteriae E. coli 0157:H7 Vibrio cholerae Viruses: Venezuelan encephalomyelitis; Eastern and Western Equine Encephalomyelitis Toxin: Ricin (from castor beans) 8. Requirements for a public health response to a biological terrorism event 1. conduct surveillance 2. investigate disease clusters 3. test a hypothesis regarding disease transmission 4. evaluate control strategies...
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