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Preparing for biological terrorism

an emergency services planning guide

by George Buck

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Published by Delmar, Thomson Learning in Albany, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Biological warfare.,
    • Chemical warfare.,
    • Bioterrorism.,
    • Biological weapons -- Safety measures.,
    • Biological warfare -- Safety measures.,
    • Civil defense -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes Internet resources (p. 321-328) and index.

      StatementGeorge Buck.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG447.8 .B83 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 379 p. :
      Number of Pages379
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3585530M
      ISBN 101401809871
      LC Control Number2002283986
      OCLC/WorldCa49216095


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