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Resources on Biological Threats to the Public's Health

Special Threats to Safe Schools


From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
www.bt.cdc.gov/

Anthrax Information
www.bt.cdc.gov/Agent/Anthrax/Anthrax.asp

Botulism Information
www.bt.cdc.gov/Agent/Botulism/Botulism.asp

Plague Information
www.bt.cdc.gov/Agent/Plague/Plague.asp
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/plague/index.htm

Smallpox Information
www.bt.cdc.gov/Agent/Smallpox/Smallpox.asp
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol5no4/henderson.htm

Smallpox: What Every Clinician Should Know:
This self-study course brings together expert information to assist healthcare providers recognize, diagnose, and report smallpox disease. Available on the CDC website, continuing eucation credits (CEU, CNE, CME, and CHES) are available for those who complete the on-line course. An archived webcast (or videotape by mail) plus additional information are available at www.phppo.cdc.gov/phtn/1213smallpox.asp

Developing New Smallpox Vaccines
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol7no6/rosenthal.htm

Centros Para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades
www.bt.cdc.gov/es/

Press Release: CDC Update on Ongoing Anthrax Investigation
www.cdc.gov/od/oc/media/pressrel/r011030p.htm

Miscellaneous Resources


Michigan Association of School Boards: The New Safe School
www.masb.org/pdf/schoolsafety.pdf

Mayo Clinic: Smallpox and Plague Information
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/smallpox/DS00424
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/plague/DS00493

World Anthrax Data Site (World Health Organization)
http://www.whocc.lsu.edu/anthrax/