Alexander, E. Russell, 343

“All-hazards” approach, 56, 292n

American Academy of Family Physicians, 89

American Accreditation HealthCare Commission, 218

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), 52

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 52

American Hospital Association (AHA), 52

American Medical Association, 218

American Medical Group Association, 217

American Nurses Association (ANA), 52

American Public Health Association, 24, 52, 89, 305

ANA. See American Nurses Association

Announcement, of the smallpox vaccination program, 41–42

Anthrax bioterrorism attacks within the U.S., xv, 23, 305

Antiviral agents, need for development of, 11

Antiviral T-cell response, 14

Areas of potential future inquiry, 158–159

Assessment of Future Scientific Needs for Variola Virus, 11

Assessment of safety profile, 142–149

Association of Federal, State, County, and Municipal Employees, 52

Association of Professionals in Infection Control, 218

Association of Public Health Laboratories, 24

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), 24, 49, 51, 54, 83, 86, 91, 94, 98, 100, 197, 236n

ASTHO. See Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Atlanta, Georgia, official repository for live variola virus, 11

Authority.

See also Responsibility

CDC needing to speak with, 82–83, 89, 95–96, 101, 114, 155, 209–210

for decision-making, clear lines of, 257, 299

documentation of, 278

Availability

of compensation, notification about, 189–190

of vaccinations for the general public, 31, 33

of vaccine supplies in the United States, 15–16

Aventis Pasteur vaccine, 15, 17

B

Background rates, of conditions that could be confused with adverse reactions, 146–147

Bangladesh, smallpox in, 18

Baxter Healthcare Corp., 16

Bayer, Ronald, 344

Bifurcated needle

call for a safer, 52

inoculation using, 14

invention of, 10

Biopreparedness, 65, 97.

See also Bioterrorism, preparing for

money spent on, 43, 260

Bioterrorism.

See also Biopreparedness agents that could be used in, 205

contrasting roles of public health and traditional responders in, 291

funding for, 33–34

grants for, 87

media role in, 218

only one public health threat, 268

possibility of future, 23

preparing for, 34–35, 81, 172–174, 217, 266

response competencies, 281

university-based centers for studying, 218

Blood donation forms, 141

Bush, George W., xv, 9, 26, 41, 52, 84, 124–125, 137, 222

C

Cardiac adverse events, 40, 46–48, 90

Cardiac disease, basic pathophysiology of, 236

Cardiomyopathy, 229

dilated, 241

Category A pathogens, 23

CDC. See Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC-American Medical Association First National Congress on Public Health Readiness, 99

CDC Clinician Information Line, 176, 178, 180, 230

CDC/Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) guidance, 211, 214–215, 281



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