Bioterrorism FAQs

Amy K. Erickson

Pharmacy Today. 2001;7(11) 

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Pharmacists offered vital assistance during the September 11 attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. Since then, the nation's awareness of its vulnerability to acts of bioterrorism has been heightened, and pharmacists are playing an even greater and more direct role to provide information, disseminate antibiotics, and treat Americans infected by weaponized biological agents. Pharmacy Today sought out insights and advice from several bioterrorism experts about the responsibilities pharmacists have in this ever-changing situation.


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