Links to Related
Sites in NBC Defense
- US Army
Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense and the
Chemical Casualty Care. The Textbook of
Military Medicine, MEDICAL
ASPECTS of CHEMICAL and BIOLOGICAL WARFARE is
This site has a wealth of information relating to
medical treatment of chemical casualties,
including computer based training courses and
reference materials for downloading.
- Chemical and Biological Defense Information Analysis Center (CBIAC)
- Chemical Weapons Convention OPCW
- U.S. Army Soldier and Biological Chemical
Command. SBCCOM Choose facilities and read about the
different test facilities at Edgewood, MD. Choose
products for different protective equipment.
Choose programs to read about their different
Harvard Sussex Program Profs. Matt Messelson
& Julian Perry Robinson
- The Monterey
Center for Non-Proliferation Studies Nonproliferation including CBW.
Verification Institute, See ASA 97-4.
- The Henry L.
Stimson Center A site on Chemical Disarmament
Database on Chemical Warfare Agents
- Additional information can be obtained in regard
and Biological Attacks, and the emergency
- SIPRI CBW
Project internet resources
- Canadian Defense
Research Establishment at Suffield, DRES, In
fact the two responsibilities DRES presented at a
recent meeting were that it provides and sponsors
a broad spectrum of defence R&D for the
Canadian Forces (CF) and DND and helps create and
maintain the Canadian defence industrial base.
- Journal of Medical, Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Defense, www.JMedCBR.org, Original and review
articles and archives of older articles in
medical treatment aspects of chemical defense
public health response to Biological and Chemical
Terrorism", Interim planning guidance
for State Public health officials, CDC, U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services, July
Alternative Health Care Facility: Concept of
Operations for the Off-Site Triage, Treatment,
and Transportation Center (OST"C) Mass
Casualty Care Strategy for a Chemical Terrorism
Incident", US Army SBCCOM, March 2001.
Biological and Medical Sites
- US Center for Disease Control, CDC
- USAMRIID is part of the U.S. Army Medical Research and
Materiel Command, or USAMRMC, US
Army Fort Detrick.
- The Military and Public Health Response Army
Medicine This has a good set of links.
- The Defense
Science Office(DSO) in Defense Advanced
Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has major
programs in biological defense. Look under
- Also the U.S. Army Surgeon General's web site, USArmy Medical
Department's Medical Information Server
Management of Biological Casualties Handbook Fourth Edition
February 2001 by U.S. Army Medical Reseach
Institute of Infectious Diseases
In a downloadable form. This is nicknamed the
- Association for
Professionals in Infection Control and
Epidemiology, Inc, APIC
- Federation of
American Scientists Working Group on Biological
and Toxin Weapons FAS posts working papers
and progress on the BTWC and also runs the ProMed
- The University
of Bradford in the UK has a website devoted
to progress in the BTWC and includes some of the
civilians working in hospitals or medical
Hopkins' Civilian Biodefense is worth a
American Biological Safety Association, ABSA operates a
website for biosafety and has a list of those
pathogens being considered by the BTCW.
- The European
Federation Biotechnology Working Party Safety in
Biotechnology maintains a website dedicated
to biosafety and safety in the laboratory, as
well as issues associated with the BTWC.
full-text articles in infectious diseases
Journals that are on the "Free
electronic journals in Medicine & Health"
- CIDRAP, the
Center for Infectious Disease Research And Policy,
provides a wealth of information about
bioterrorism and food safety. Among CIDRAP's
missions is to provide current, comprehensive,
and authoritative Internet-based information on
infectious disease topics. Part of the University
of Minnesota, CIDRAP is directed by Michael T.
Osterholm, PhD, MPH, who has been a national
leader detailing the growing concern regarding
the use of biological agents as catastrophic
weapons targeting civilian populations.
Emergency Help Center Pamphlet: A Mass Casualty
Care Strategy for Biological Terrorism
Incidents", US Army SBCCOM, May 2001.
- Russia's VECTOR in Koltsovo, Siberia has a website describing its
research, international collaborations and
- Russia's Central Collection of Microorganisms of
State Research Center for Applied Microbiology
State Research Center of the Russian Federation
State Research Center for Applied Microbiology
Ministry of Health and Medical Industry in Obolensk specializes in bacterial research.
- Canadian TV series on Biowarfare. Soviet
the Virology on the WWW: This up to date
site provides links and catalog virology,
microbiology and related pages world-wide.
Additionally, on-line courses, tutorials, and a
catalog of viral images is available. This
comprehensive page lists Servers for General
Virology, Specific Viruses, Microbiology, AIDS,
Emerging Viruses, Electronic Journals, Scientific
Societies, Government Sites and much much more.
If you're looking for specific virus-related
information, or if you're a virology/microbiology
professional, this is the place to start.
- The CDC , NIOSH , and the Department of Health
and Human Services have descriptions of various
respirators and their manufacturers on their
website. See for example http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/emres01.html
- Summaries of the previous CBMTS are available.
CBMTS-III, Spiez, Switzerland, May 7-12, 2000
Zagreb, October 1998
CBMTS Mideast-1, Cairo, December 1997
Hradec Kralove, May 1997
Switzerland, July 1996
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