Tag Archives: bioterrorism
The old-generation smallpox vaccines – Are we ready for the tomorrow outbreak?
Smallpox disease has menaced the world throughout history with large scale epidemics and a case fatality rate of about 30%. Following the introduction of smallpox vaccine by Eduard Jenner in 1796, and later with the global effort
Components of tea may help in the fight against bioterrorisum
Ricin toxin (RT), a protein produced by the castor bean (Ricinus communis) and is rated by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention as a level B biothreat. This is because it is: 1) available and