Field Facts gives first-responders crucial information to use in the first few moments and hours of a response to a potential bioterrorism incident. Access descriptions of safety measures and protective clothing to protect yourself from exposure. Learn how to recognize signs and symptoms of disease associated with eight potential bioterrorism agents. And find additional expert help quickly with the contact details for the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions Emergency Operations Center, FBI Field Offices, and state public health laboratories.
The biological agents covered are:
Bacillus anthracis (anthrax)
Yersinia pestis ( plague)
Francisella tularensis (tularemia, also known as rabbit-fever)
Burkholderia (melioidosis and glanders)