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Docs at Front Line of Terror War.

Are we prepared?

Bolstering the Front Lines of Healthcare continued...

While awareness of the potential for bioterrorism may have waned since the initial explosion of interest last fall, experts say that, in general, healthcare providers have learned some hard, but necessary lessons and are better equipped to deal with disaster than a year ago.

"There is a smoldering interest, and with sufficient need it's going to burst into flames again," says Temte. "If everyone is on the lookout for bioterrorism, we are going to have a lot of misdiagnoses. For now, we're at point where we have more information available and that's a good place to be."

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Reviewed on September 03, 2002

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