Bioterrorism Threats

Select a potential bioterrorism threat from the following:



Food supply contamination

Water system contamination

Air borne contamination


Using  the Internet, research on your selected potential bioterrorism threat. Based on your research, create a 3- to 4-page Microsoft Word report that covers the following aspects in detail:


The main surveillance methods used in public health that could also be used to detect a bioterrorism threat.


The basic functions of all levels of government―federal, state, and local―when responding to a possible bioterrorism threat.


The existing surveillance systems and their adequacy to meet emergency preparedness needs.


Support your responses with examples.


Cite any sources in APA format.