When Every Moment Counts: What You Need to Know About Bioterrorism from the Senate's Only Doctor

When deadly, anthrax-laced letters were sent to government & media offices in the fall of 2001, bioterrorism against American citizens became a grim reality. In this indispensable guide. U.S. Senator Bill Frist -- the only physician in the Senate & cosponsor of the two major pieces of legislation dealing with this frightening new threat -- offers straightforward, practical advice on how to keep your loved ones safe. Written in an easy-to-read, question & answer format, this authoritative reference provides the most up-to-date & reliable information on biological agents like anthrax & smallpox, the dangers posed by chemical weapons, & the vulnerabilities of our food & water supplies. Illustrations.