What is a biologic terrorist attack?

Leigh Vinocur, MD
Emergency Medicine
With a biologic attack there mostly likely will not be an immediate impact because infectious agents have an incubation period so there is often a delay between exposure and illness.  These weapons are not usually released in a "bomb" which would destroy the bacteria, viruses and protein toxins from the heat instead the release would be more insidious, resembling a natural outbreak.

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