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Everywhere You Look:
Select Agent Pathogens

As part of its Select Agent Program, the USG regulates 80+ pathogens. Nearly all of these pathogens are found in nature and cause disease outbreaks with some regularity. We mapped disease outbreaks caused by select agent pathogens worldwide in the 22-month period between January 1, 2009, and October 31, 2010. This interactive map allows you to explore those outbreaks by country and by pathogen.

Go to Select Agent Pathogens interactive map

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How to Lead During Bioattacks with the Public's Trust and Help

This interactive guide is designed to provide mayors, governors, and top health officials with guidance on anticipating and averting governing pitfalls that arise during epidemics.

Go to How to Lead During Bioattacks Leadership Guide

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Atlantic Storm &
Atlantic Storm Interactive

Atlantic Storm portrayed the events following an international bioterrorist attack. Atlantic Storm Interactive brings the event to life with the video newscasts that the players watched, the injects and briefings they received throughout the day, and excerpts of the players' discussions. ASI allows you to have the ringside perspective of an observer, or the hot seat perspective of a world leader facing a global outbreak of a deadly infectious disease.

Go to Atlantic Storm & Atlantic Storm Interactive

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Protecting Building Occupants from Biological Threats

This microsite provides recommendations for improving or adjusting HVAC systems in commercial buildings to reduce the risk of occupant exposure to aerosolized pathogens.

Go to Protecting Building Occupants website