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Deliberate and Accidental Releases

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The Deliberate and Accidental Releases pages provide information targeted at health care professionals and the public on the major biological, chemical and radiological deliberate release threat agents.The information is also relevant when considering naturally occurring outbreaks or accidental releases.

There are general documents and links for the investigation of deliberate release incidents, and the CBRN manual for Emergency Room use. These pages do not include sensitive information.

The major aims of these pages are:

  • To give advice on treatment and prophylaxis for these agents
  • To inform about and raise awareness of deliberate release threat agents
  • To ensure safe handling and management of the incident