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To get Sick or Not To Get Sick?

By: Jorge Palafox

August 05, 2011

Even though terrorists can release certain biological hazards that cause contagious disease emergencies, such an event is usually rare and difficult to accomplish.  Federal Public Safety Agencies, such as the FBI, are providing vigilant reconnaissance to prevent such catastrophic situations to occur.  Your public health departments at the local and state level also perform regular monitoring and surveillance to prevent routine epidemics of infectious disease.  In collaboration with federal public health agencies, ongoing surveillance occurs to note any anomalies in the animal and human populations, to include certain environmental changes.

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