Living Terrors: What America Needs to Know to Survive the Coming Bioterrorist Catastrophe

Delacorte Press, 2000 - 232 pages
"The question isn't whether we will face a terrorist attack with a deadly viral or bacterial weapon, but when and where - and how devastating it will be. In this eye-opening account, one of the leading experts on bioterrorism reveals the unprecedented threat of biological attack - and America's startling lack of preparedness. Combining all too plausible glimpses into future annihilation with a cold-eyed assessment of our vulnerability, epidemiologist Dr. Michael T. Osterholm joins John Schwartz of The Washington Post to offer a strategy for survival - for ourselves, our families, and our way of life."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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LIVING TERRORS: What America Needs to Know to Survive the Coming Bioterrorist Catastrophe

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Worries over domestic terrorism rarely extend to biological weapons; if the authors are correct, that may be a fatal mistake.Osterholm (former Epidemiologist in Chief for the state of Minnesota) and ... Consulter l'avis complet

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This book was published before Sept. 11, 2001. I was interested to read it because I wanted to know immediately if the book was a lie or not, whether their predictions had come true regarding ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Tiny Killers
The Invisible Man
Where They Will Attack
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Michael T. Osterholm, Ph.D, M.P.H., the former Minnesota State epidemiologist and chair and CEO, ican, INC. (, has been an internationally recognized leader in the area of infectious diseases for the past two decades. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards from the CDC, NIH, FDA, and others, and served as a personal advisor to the late King Hussein of Jordan on bioterrorism.  He has led numerous successful investigations into infectious disease outbreaks of global importance.  He is a frequent lecturer around the world and is an adjunct professor in the School of Public Health, University of Minnesota.

John Schwartz is a reporter at The Washington Post; he writes about science and technology and their impact on society.

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