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considered as leaders in the field. In crowded areas, anthrax spreads by spore dispersalin the air, small pox spreads by aerosols, typhus and plague spread through lice, fleas, rodents, etc. Use of agents that target livestock and crops could be as devastating as human pathogens - probable economic impact on the community. Ikungunya virus Bacteria: Coxiella burnetii (Q fever Brucella spp. The fatality rate for severe, untreated cases is 50 per cent; when treated this drops to one per cent. Trends favoring biological weapons Low cost and widespread availability More efficient in terms of coverage/Kg of payload Advances in biotechnology have made production easy Agents are largely natural pathogens and simulate existing diseases. (B) System of Surveillance System of information collection at District, State Central Level. Categorasily disseminated or transmitted person-to-person High mortality Require special action for public health preparedness Viruses: Variola major (smallpox Filo viruses (Ebola, Marburg Arenaviruses (Lassa, Junin) Bacteria: Bacillus anthracis (anthrax Yersinia pestis (plague Francisella tularensis (tularemia) Toxins: Clostridium botulinum toxin (botulism). Similarly, the outbreak of avian influenza among poultry in Nandurbar and Jalgaon districts of Maharashtra and adjoining districts of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh (2006) saw the poultry industry plummet.
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(brucellosis Burkholderia mallei (glanders) Toxins: Ricinus communis(caster beans) ricin toxin, Clostridium perfringens episolon toxin, Staphylococcus enterotoxin B Food/waterborne pathogens: Salmonella spp., Vibrio cholerae,. Action plan FOR biological disaster IN india Biological Disaster could arise from a the Immigrations Factors source located either inside the country or outside the country (warfare). Emergency immunization campaigns are reasonably effective. Clustering of cases/deaths in time and space with high case fatality Rate. Hemraj Soni Paediatrician SMS medical College, Jaipur.
Slow, evolving epidemics such as HIV/aids - socio- economic disruption Emerging and reemerging diseases, notably sars, avian influenza, Nipah virus, leptospirosis, dengue, Chikungunya and Rickettsial, are also posing serious threats. Vaccine is inappropriate in an emergency. For example, an aerosolized release of little as 100kg of anthrax spores upwind of a metro city of a size of Washington DC has been estimated to have the potential to cause up to three millions of deaths. Seek medical attention if you become sick.
The Naval Disaster of the USS Arizona (BB - 3, Are We Heading For Disaster,