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Definition of the noun biodefense

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  1. procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agents


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Biodefense refers to short term, local, usually military measures to restore biosecurity to a given group of persons in a given area who are, or may be, subject to biological warfare— in the civilian terminology, it is a very robust biohazard response. It is technically possible to apply biodefense measures to protect animals or plants, but this is generally uneconomic. However, protection of water supplies and food supplies are often a critical part of biodefense. Various definitions of biosafety emerged in different professions to guarantee non-human health.

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Google previewGenetics For Dummies (2011)

by Tara Rodden Robinson

Critics counter the push for anti-bioterror research with arguments that overfunding biodefense means that many important and more immediate problems go unsolved. Furthermore, the bad guys may not even have the technology needed to ...

Google previewSix Years After Anthrax: Are We Better Prepared to Respond to Terrorism? (2009)

Hearing Before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, U. S. Senate by Joseph I. Lieberman

Third, Congress and the Administration must act as though biodefense is a top national security priority, not just another vexing public health issue. It is remarkable that so few members have been briefed on the DHS Biothreat Assessment of ...

Google previewBiosecurity and Bioterrorism (2011)

Containing and Preventing Biological Threats by Jeffrey Ryan, Jan Glarum

Biodefense refers to short-term, local, usually military measures to restore security from biological threats to a given group of persons in a given area. In civilian terminology, biodefense may be considered a robust biohazard response .

Google previewBiological Weapons (2009)

by S.k. Prasad

Biodefense is the mission, all or in part, of a sufficient number of other U.S. Government agencies and facilities, which are perfectly capable of carrying out whatever tasks are necessary. These include: • USAMRIID (DoD) • Dugway (DoD ) • The ...

Google previewAssessing the Biological Weapons and Bioterrorism Threat

Biodefense is the mission, all or in part, of a sufficient number of other U.S. Government agencies and facilities, which ...

Google previewNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH (2009)

Volume 2: Impact on Global Health by Vassil St. Georgiev

Research on HIV/AIDS, emerging infectious diseases, including influenza, and biodefense is a public health priority with substantial funding support by the U.S. federal government. Notably, basic immunology research is central to future ...

Google previewDual-use life science research and biosecurity in the 21st Century: Social, Technical, Policy, and Ethical Challenges (2015)

by Jonathan E. Suk, Kathleen M. Vogel, Amanda Jane Ozin

Therefore, one of the dangers of an overly simplistic framing of the ethics of biodefense is that it largely ignores or arbitrarily discounts values that have been central to the research ethics debate since its inception: the protection of research ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of United States National Security (2005)

by Richard J. Samuels

Biodefense measures are steps taken to restore biosecurity in the face of environmental threat. BIOSECURITY Biological safety ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition (2014)

by Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi

BIODEFENSE. COOPERATION. Global. Outbreak. Alert. and. Response. Network -GOARN. The WHO, which acts as the secretariat for the GOARN, guarantees countries quick access to the best experts and necessary resources. Created in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Terrorism (2002)

by Harvey W Kushner

uk/ Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies Center for Defence and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Infectious Diseases (2007)

Modern Methodologies by Michel Tibayrenc

N IAID has also funded a number of Regional Centers of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Disease Research (RCEs). The RCEs form a national network of academic centers that conduct research to counter threats from ...

Google previewThe Internet Encyclopedia, Volume 2 (G - O) (2004)

by Hossein Bidgoli

html Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies: http://www. Center for Disease ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Public Health (2016)

c1⁄458 – NIH Videocasting, Emergency Preparedness and Biodefense. – Project Bioshield, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Communication Theory (2009)

by Stephen W. Littlejohn, Karen A. Foss

The strategic biodefense communication model describes a threestage strategy risk managers can use to promote risk prevention, preparation for risks, and responses to biological threat crises. Recently Weick's model of organizing, which ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the U.S. Government and the Environment (2011)

History, Policy, and Politics by Matthew J. Lindstrom

Recent environmental topics addressed by the Science Advisory Board in its forums, and blogs include Federal Biodefense Research Priorities, International Biotechnology Perspectives in Taiwan, Environmental Genomics Studies in Mexico, ...

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Biodefense Meaning

Video shows what biodefense means. Any defensive measure taken against an attack using bacteria, viruses or toxins. Biodefense Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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