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Interactive Features

Explore outbreaks of diseases caused by the 80+ select agent pathogens. Take a ringside seat for a smallpox attack scenario. Learn leadership skills for managing an epidemic. Or explore ways to protect building occupants from biological threats.

Everywhere You Look: Select Agent Pathogens

As part of its Select Agent Program, the USG regulates 80+ pathogens, nearly all of which are found in nature and cause disease outbreaks with some regularity. We mapped disease outbreaks caused by select agent pathogens worldwide in the 22-month period between January 1, 2009, and October 31, 2010. This interactive map allows you to explore those outbreaks by country and by pathogen.


Rad Resilient City Preparedness Checklist

This online version of the Rad Resilient City workbook offers a practical, step-by-step approach for cities and regions to follow in designing and implementing a fallout preparedness program that will protect people after a nuclear detonation.


How to Lead During Bioattacks with the Public's Trust and Help

Guidance for government and health officials on anticipating and averting governing pitfalls that arise during epidemics. View the leadership guide here.


Protecting Building Occupants from Biological Threats

Practical steps for reducing the risk of exposure to harmful pathogens after an aerosol release of a biological weapon. Learn more about protecting building occupants from biological threats.

 

 

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