Essay 5: Research a bioterrorist incident
For this week’s discussion, you are asked to research a bioterrorist incident. Begin by reviewing the Media Focus video on bioterrorism in Week 3 of the Content and Activties, then explore the Internet.
Give an example and details from national/international news of a bioterrorist attack.
Address all of the following in your post:
· What was the classification of biological agent used in the attack?
· Discuss the implications of the biological agent.
· Discuss the therapy for the biological agent.
· What are the decontamination procedures for the biological agent used in the attack?
· Define the appropriate level of PPE required for this type of biological agent?
In your post, provide the name of the incident you have chosen, and support your answers with evidence/examples. Please provide a working link and a citation for your source(s). In your replies to peers, compare the different biological agents, their implications and therapies. Discuss the different types of decontamination procedures and levels of PPE that would be required. In your response, please state the name of the occurrence you have selected and include examples and evidence to back up any claims you make. We ask that you offer both a working link and a citation for the source of your information (s). Compare the many biological agents, their repercussions, and the treatments that are available in your responses to your peers. Discuss the various levels of personal protective equipment (PPE) and types of decontamination processes that might be necessary.
Support your answer with evidence from scholarly sources.