Anthrax Section

reel Anthrax: What Every Clinician Should Know, live broadcast from CDC
reel Bioterrorism and Biodefense: Are We Ready? Alliance for Health Reform and the Forum on Technology and Innovation, Washington, DC
reel Biowarfare Defense Vaccines, House Government Reform Committee, National Security, Veterans Affairs and International Relations Subcommittee
reel Bioterrorism as a New Global Environmental Threat. American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Ga.


Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program
The Official DoD Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program (AVIP) Web Site. A reference guide for troops, their families and friends to help understand the AVIP and its importance as a part of Total Force Health Protection.

Anthrax and Bioterrorism

Useful information from the Centers for Disease Control.

Countering the Anthrax Threat
Plain English site giving lots of information about the U.S. DoD Total Force Anthrax Innoculation Program
Bacteriology Lecture by Kenneth Todar, University of Wisconsin Department of Bacteriology.
UK Anthrax Voluntary Immunisation Programme 
Details of the UK's voluntary programme of anthrax immunisation for service and civilian personnel deployed to the Persian Gulf region.
Anthrax as Bio-War Agent 
Campaigns against the Department of Defense's Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Policy. Background information on the program and anthrax-related news.
Anthrax treatment, prevention, and more
Links to a wide range of Anthrax information concerning treatment, prevention, diagnosis, email groups, support groups, personal stories, and much more. Updated regularly.
Encyclopædia Britannica
Anthrax entry.


Countering Bioterrorism: Anthrax


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Defense of Houston was made possible by the Disaster Relief and Emergency Services (DREAMS) program of the US Army based at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Texas A & M University (DoD grant no.DAMD17-98-1-8002). DREAMS physicians and scientists acknowledge with gratitude the vision, leadership, and advice of Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Congressmen Tom DeLay, Ken Bentsen, Henry Bonilla, and Kevin Brady.