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Completed 6/1/2000 under a contract with the Texas Department of Health. Last update 2/2003. Thanks to Louise Herrington School of Nursing Baylor University. All pages and documents in this site are © 2001-2006 by Charles Kemp. Contact for requests to reproduce and for other information.

*Authors of Elsevier book are Tao Sheng Kwan-Gett, MD, MPH; Charles Kemp, FNP, FAAN; & Carrie Kovarik, MD


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Infectious Diseases of Refugees & Immigrants & Bioterrorism

We* have revised, updated, & expanded this work for a book (Infectious and Tropical Diseases: A Handbook for Primary Care) published in 2006 by Elsevier Science



Bioterror: Introduction | Anthrax | Smallpox | Plague | Botulism | Tularemia | References & Links | Less extensive information on other "weaponized" diseases is found to the right under Major Diseases. See Brucellosis, Ebola-Marburg, other HFs, and Lassa fever .