Infectious Diseases and Bioterrorism
Infectious Diseases and Bioterrorism is one in a series of GIDEON ebooks which explore all individual infectious diseases, drugs, vaccines, outbreaks, surveys and pathogens in every country of the world. Data are based on the GIDEON web application (www.gideononline.com) which relies on standard text books, peer-review journals, Health Ministry reports and ProMED, supplemented by an ongoing search of the medical literature.
Chapters are arranged alphabetically, by disease name, and include:
1. Descriptive epidemiology
2. Summary of clinical features
3. Bioterrorism status of the disease
There are 361 generic infectious diseases in the world today. 43 of these are considered potential agents of Bioterrorism.