Define Bioterrorism

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Clearly, there is growing public awareness of the threat of bioterrorism, and there is great concern among medical and public health professionals for preparedness.

Part 1: Assess the value of quarantine and isolation in controlling disease due to biological terrorism. Use a specific example to support your position.

Part 2: List some major factors that emergency managers and public health planners must consider when including quarantine and isolation in public health emergency response plans………………………………………………………………………………………………..in 200 words Part 2…………………………………………………According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2012), …it is important to conduct surveillance to determine the extent and scope of the health effects on the affected populations…Public health surveillance during a disaster allows for the detection of potential disease outbreaks and track disease and injury trends. In public health emergencies, decisions need to be made in a very short period, which is very different than a standard epidemiological investigation.

Please answer the following:

Discuss a scenario (your experience if possible) when an attempt to control health problems was implemented. Be sure to focus on the health of a community, rather than the individual patients.
How are rapid needs assessments used during disasters and emergencies?…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Part 3 Using the reading material from week three, please give your desrption of hazmat. Describe the state you currently reside and describe some materials that are indicative of your state and their related information. Are there any special handling or emergency considerations to speak of?

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