Book Details

Book title: BIOTERROR
Author(s): R. William Johnstone
ISBN: 9780275993269
Publication Year: 2009
Binding: HB
Pages: 232
Price: Rs. 895 Rs. 895
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R. William Johnstone uses the 2001 anthrax attacks as he point of departure for an analysis of the past. present, and future  of America‚Äôs preparedness to deal with major challenges to public health, including bioterrorism and pandemic flu. He identifies the strength and weaknesses of the system. While making recommendations for improvements that will allow the U.S. to be better prepared if faced with a larger or different biological threat. 

Bioterror brings together a variety of sources, the best available evidence on the status of the public health security system at three distinct points: before 2001; during and immediately after the anthrax attacks; and in the period from 2004 to the present.

ABOUT Author


R.WILLIAM JOHNSTONE served on the staff of the 9/11 Commission, after working for over 20 years as con a congressional staff member. He is the author of  9/11 and the Future of Transportation Security.  Johnstone  is a consultant on homeland and national security matters.  

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