Smallpox as a biological weapon: medical and public health management. Working Group on Civilian Biodefense.

  title={Smallpox as a biological weapon: medical and public health management. Working Group on Civilian Biodefense.},
  author={D. Henderson and T. Inglesby and J. Bartlett and M. Ascher and E. Eitzen and P. Jahrling and J. Hauer and M. Layton and J. McDade and M. Osterholm and T. O'Toole and G. Parker and T. Perl and P. Russell and K. Tonat},
  volume={281 22},
  • D. Henderson, T. Inglesby, +12 authors K. Tonat
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
  • OBJECTIVE To develop consensus-based recommendations for measures to be taken by medical and public health professionals following the use of smallpox as a biological weapon against a civilian population. PARTICIPANTS The working group included 21 representatives from staff of major medical centers and research, government, military, public health, and emergency management institutions and agencies. Evidence The first author (D.A.H.) conducted a literature search in conjunction with the… CONTINUE READING
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