Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Public Health - Part 2
Lecture:Bioterrorism, Agricultural Terrorism, Chemical Terrorism, Nuclear Terrorism
Slide content:Bioterrorism in the U.S.: History - 2 2001 Letters containing anthrax were mailed to various targets, resulting in five casualties 2003 Greenville, SC, and 2004 Washington DC. Ricin letter incidents 8
Slide notes:In 2001 anthrax-contaminated letters killed five people. And in 2003 and 2004, several letters were found to be contaminated with the plant toxin ricin; however, no injuries resulted. 8