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Bioterrorism

  • By: Susan Tuddenham
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Bioterrorism is defined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as “the deliberate release of viruses, bacteria, or other germs used to cause death in people, animals, or plants.” Although it is not a new phenomenon, it has ...

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