[Infectious diseases as a weapon: vigilance is needed].

  title={[Infectious diseases as a weapon: vigilance is needed].},
  author={Jan Herre Kingma and J.D.H. van Wijngaarden},
  journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde},
  volume={145 49},
The deliberate inclusion of Bacillus anthracis spores in mail has led to several cases of anthrax in the USA of which to date four have been fatal. Shortly before these incidents, the Health Council of the Netherlands had issued an advisory document which stressed the need for a well-established infrastructure and rigorous protocols so that an immediate and… CONTINUE READING