Academic journal article
By Schneider, Helen
Journal of Environmental Health , Vol. 68, No. 5
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1. Environmental surveillance is an effective preventive measure against a bioterrorist incident.
2. If the probability of a terrorist incident goes to zero, biological surveillance for biothreat agents will not be useful any longer.
3. All of the following are benefits of biological surveillance for biothreat agents except
a. prevention of potential secondary transmission.
b. early prophylaxis.
c. low time to detection.
d. low labor-intensity of the surveillance system.
4. Environmental surveillance for biothreat agents yields high benefits only if local authorities act quickly by initiating early prophylaxis.
5. The decision of individual cities to invest in biological surveillance for biothreat agents should be based on
a. the perceived threat of a bioterrorist incident.
b. the benefits of biological surveillance. …