About Chemical and Biological Terrorism: Research and Development to Improve Civilian Medical Response
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Chemical and Biological Terrorism: Research and Development to Improve Civilian Medical Response
Commissioned by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP), this report written in 1999 by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the Commission on Life Sciences (CLS), describes existing research, development, and technology information on detecting potential chemical and biological agents as well as protecting and treating both the targets of attack and health care providers. It also provides specific recommendations for priority research and development.