Author:Beckham, Tammy (editor)


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Biological Threat Reduction

By: Beckham, Tammy (editor)

Price: £61.00

Inventory number: 979778

ISBN: 9295108310

Condition: New<br>

2017. 29cm. Pp.300. Softbound.Reviews the use of animal pathogens and zoonotic agents as bioweapons. More specifically, it examines their use throughout history, explores current disease trends and threats and evaluates the use of animals as sentinels for early detection of outbreaks affecting animals and/or humans, whether the outbreaks be of natural, accidental or deliberate origin.Animal diseases, including zoonoses, have the potential to negatively impact economies, the environment, society, and public health. It is currently thought that over 60% of human diseases and over... View more info