Biological threats to public health

A biologic threat is an infectious disease with the potential to spread and cause an emergency.

Infectious disease emergencies may occur naturally, as in a worldwide flu outbreak, or be released intentionally to hurt people, create fear, and/or disrupt society, as in a bioterrorism attack.

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