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Biological Weapons

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel

in War and Public Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the use of biological weapons over time and current efforts to identify and control biological weapons. It discusses in depth anthrax, plague, tularemia, botulism, smallpox, ... More


Regulation of Public Health

Robert I. Field

in Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation, and Compromise

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195159684
eISBN:
9780199864423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159684.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers regulatory programs that protect public health. As the earliest form of health care regulation, it has evolved in several significant regards. Nineteenth century programs based ... More


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