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Possible Bioterrorism incident

A bioterrorism incident is an event during which an infectious or chemical agent has been used to threaten harm to an individual(s). For example, this may occur when a person receives a letter labeled with or mentioning the name of a possible bioterrorist chemical or biologic agent (e.g. anthrax) or a telephone caller threatens to use such an agent as a weapon. Use or threatened use of any chemical or biologic agent as a weapon is a federal crime and will be thoroughly investigated and prosecuted by the FBI and police departments.

General information

Possible bioterrorism incident fact sheet - Hmong - Spanish


Wisconsin Local Health Departments - Regional offices - Tribal agencies

Last Revised: March 04, 2014