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Main Title Infectious disease and national security: strategic information needs /
Author Cecchine, Gary.
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Moore, Melinda.
Publisher RAND,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 70718311
ISBN 9780833039897; 083303989X
Subjects Communicable diseases--United States ; Epidemiology ; National security--United States ; United States--Defenses ; Communicable Diseases--epidemiology ; Communicable Disease Control ; Security Measures ; MEDICAL--Health Policy ; POLITICAL SCIENCE--Political Freedom & Security--International Security ; Military readiness ; Communicable Diseases--epidemiology--United States--Technical Report ; Communicable Disease Control--United States--Technical Report ; Security Measures--United States--Technical Report
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EJBM  RA643.5.C42 2006 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/16/2015
Collation xx, 105 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
"TR-405." Includes bibliographical references (pages 97-105).
Contents Notes
Introduction -- Background: challenges of and responses to infectious disease threats -- Addressing a new paradigm: infectious disease and national security -- Defining information needs: interviews with stakeholders -- Assessing the adequacy of current information: a survey of online sources -- Synthesis, conclusion, and recommendations. The pace of global travel, migration, and commerce has brought about an increased risk of a worldwide infectious disease outbreak. This report examines infectious disease within the context of national security and assesses the need for and adequacy of information that will enable U.S. policymakers to prevent and respond to such threats.