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  1. Botulinum (Botulism)
  2. Ricin
  3. First responders of a biological incident may
  4. symptoms of CHOKING AGENTS
  5. dirty bombs require both a
  6. Smallpox
  7. When a person INHALES RICIN:
  8. Biological: symptoms may appear within a
  9. Dirt bombs are
  10. people might say the bomb didn't blow anything up it just
  11. Inhalation of anthrax has a VERY HIGH MORALITY Rate while
  12. Anthrax
  13. weaponized forms of botulinum toxin can be introduced to the body through
  14. Dirty Bombs also know as :
  15. The most common examples of biological weapons include
  16. The FIRST VICTIM of smallpox may become:
  17. Anthrax: if exposure is INHALED symptoms are
  18. Aside from written and verbal threats, possible indicators of a biological attack include
  19. chemical weapon symptoms can present within
  20. Biological agents can be dispersed through
  21. Biological weapons contain
  22. (Ricin) severe respiratory distress and death can occur in
  23. ricin: within several days sufferers experience:
  24. smallpox: after and INCUBATION period of
  25. radiation may not be readily detected by the senses, but
  26. Anthrax: If exposure occurs through the SKIN symptoms include
  27. symptoms of NERVE AGENTS
  28. a key indicators of exposure to biological weapons
  1. a dehydration, decreased urination, and decreased blood pressure.
  2. b blew it apart
  3. c unknowingly become carriers and spread the agent before symptoms appear.
  4. d a contagious infectious disease that can be transmitted by prolonged face-to-face contact with an infected person, direct contact with infected bodily fluids, and direct contact with an infected objects (clothing)
  5. e radiation dispersal devices
  6. f living organisms and are unpredictable and uncontrollable when released.
  7. g a rash and lesions that begin small but grow over a period of days.
  8. h is the DELAYED onset of symptoms
  10. j casing and detonation mechanism
  11. k few hours, or may develop over a period of days.
  12. l flu-like such as: respiratory distress, vomiting, and fever, occurs SEVERAL days after exposure.
  13. m bomb squad and hazmat teams, as well as health officials, have equipment to detect the amount of radiation in the area.
  14. n respiratory distress, burning of the lungs and airways, choking, and coughing
  15. o food, and water supplies by using aerosols, liquid droplets, solid dispersion (powder) and by using creatures such as: fleas, ticks, or other insects to spread the agent
  16. p ill and unknowingly continue to work in place
  17. q minutes or hours
  18. r is a naturally occurring bacterium. The primary routes of exposure to anthrax are SKIN and INHALATION.
  19. s unusual numbers of sick or dying people or animals, and unusually high prevalence of respiratory involvement in diseases that typically cause a non-pulmonary syndrome, unexplained damage and ruin to crops and agricultural products, and abnormal swarms of insects.
  20. t blurred vision, uncontrolled twitching, convulsions, seizures, or respiratory distress.
  21. u symptoms begin 18-24 hours after exposure and include fever, chest tightness, cough, nausea, and joint pain
  22. v skin exposure has a HIGH SURVIVAL RATE
  23. w traditional bombs with radioactive materials loaded into the CASING. They are not considered nuclear weapons because they do not contain the same explosive power and their radiation is preloaded, whereas NUCLEAR weapons create radioactivity upon detonation.
  24. x HIGHLY TOXIC- poison found in SEEDS of the CASTOR BEAN PLANT. the primary routes of exposure to ricin are INGESTION and INHALATION. when ricin is INGESTED: symptoms begin a FEW HOURS; abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea
  25. y INGESTION, INHALATION, ABSORTION. symptoms; include difficulty seeing, speaking, and swallowing and having double vision, drooping eyelids, slurred speech, dry mouth, and muscle weakness. OCCUR WITHIN 12 to 80 HOURS OF EXPOSURE.
  26. z anthrax, ricin, smallpox, botulinum
  27. aa 36-72 hours
  28. ab 7 to 17 days: symptoms such as: a pox-like rash, raised bumps, fever, muscle rigidity, shivering, malaise, headaches, and vomiting occur.