The Interagency Board. (2017). Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response – A Proposed Model for Bioterrorism Response: Initial Operations and Characterization.
This position paper describes a proposal to establish a national bioterrorism incident response capability through the development of trained and equipped teams. The authors review gaps in bioterrorism response capability and suggest using hazardous materials response teams as a model for teams involved in the initial phases of incident characterization and response.