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Chapter 4, Appendix A. References and Bibliography


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Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC) Bioterrorism Task Force, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Hospital Infections Program Bioterrorism Working Group. Bioterrorism Readiness Plan: A Template for Healthcare Facilities. Prepared by the APIC Bioterrorism Task Force and the CDC Hospital Infections Program Bioterrorism Working Group: 1999, Apr.

Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science. SARS: A Reminder, a Warning and an Opportunity. A Brief for the National Advisory Committee on SARS and Public Health. 2003, Jul.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Use of quarantine to prevent transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome. Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2003;52(29):680-3.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS): fact sheet on isolation and quarantine. 2004, Jan.

Farquharson C, Baguley K. Responding to the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak: lessons learned in a Toronto emergency department. J Emerg Nurs 2003;29(3):222-8.

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Maunder R, Hunter J, Vincent L, et al. The immediate psychological and occupational impact of the 2003 SARS outbreak in a teaching hospital. CMAJ 2003;168(10):1245-51.

U.S. anti-SARS efforts based on the nation's fight against TB. Tuberculosis Week. 2003, Jun 23.


Barbera J, Macintyre A, Gostin L, et al. Large-scale quarantine following biological terrorism in the United States: Scientific examination, logistic and legal limits, and possible consequences. JAMA 2001;286(21):2711-17.

Benitez MA. Virus unchecked would have infected billions: professor; but the Harvard academic says SARS is still less contagious than other illnesses. South China Morning Post. 2003, Sep 7.

Bush GW. Executive Order 13295: Revised list of quarantinable communicable diseases. Washington, DC: The White House. 2003, Apr 4.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The public health response to biological and chemical terrorism: interim planning guidance for state public health officials. 2001, Jul.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Efficiency of quarantine during an epidemic of severe acute respiratory syndrome—Beijing, China, 2003. Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2003;52(43):1037-40.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS): fact sheet on legal authorities for isolation/quarantine. 2004, Jan 20.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Global Migration and Quarantine. The U.S. response to SARS: the role of the CDC's Division of Global Migration and Quarantine. Atlanta, GA: CDC, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine; 2004.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Public Health Service. Control of communicable diseases. Interim final rule with comment period. Federal Register 2003;68(69):17558-60.

Cooper M. Fighting SARS. CQ Researcher 2003 Jun;13-24:569-92.

Frieden TR. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS): testimony before the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs' Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. 2003 May 21.

Gammon J. The psychological consequences of source isolation: a review of the literature. J Clin Nurs 1999;8(1):13-21.

Gostin L, Sapsin JW, Teret SP, et al. The Model State Emergency Health Powers Act: planning for and response to bioterrorism and naturally occurring infectious diseases. JAMA 2002;288(5):622-8.

Hall WJ. Comments on the CDC's "Model State Emergency Health Powers Act" (letter from the president of the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine [ACP-ASIM] to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]). 2002 Mar.

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Heinrich, J. Infectious disease outbreaks: bioterrorism preparedness efforts have improved public health response capacity, but gaps remain. U.S. General Accounting Office. 2003 Apr 9.

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Hoffman, R. Preparing for a bioterrorist attack: legal and administrative strategies. Emerg Infect Dis 2003;9(2):241-5.

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Kuchment A. "A matter of hygiene." Are more epidemics on the way? If so, we would have only ourselves to blame. Newsweek 2003 Apr 14.

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Misrahi JJ, Foster JA, Shaw FE, et al. HHS/CDC legal response to SARS outbreak. Emerg Infect Dis 2004;10(2):353-5.

Muyembe-Tamfum JJ, Kipasa M, Kiyungu C, et al. Ebola outbreak in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of the Congo: discovery and control measures. J Infect Dis 1999;179(Suppl 1):S259-62.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Guidance for protecting building environments from airborne chemical, biological, or radiological attacks. 2002 May. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (NIOSH) Publication No. 2002-139.

North Dakota Department of Health. Emergency preparedness and response. Bioterrorism planning guide for North Dakota hospitals. 2003 Jul.

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Richards EP, Rathbun KC. Making state public health laws work for SARS outbreaks. Emerg Infect Dis 2004;10(2):356-7.

Rollin PE, Williams RJ, Bressler DS, et al. Ebola (subtype Reston) virus among quarantined nonhuman primates recently imported from the Philippines to the United States. J Infect Dis 1999;179(Suppl 1):S108-14.

Rybeck B, Schantz B, Seeman T. The smallpox threat—fright propaganda or instinct of self preservation. Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research. 2002 Dec.

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Toronto District Health Council. Recommendations for improved emergency response coordination in Toronto's health sector. 2002 Mar.

UK SARS Task Force. Summary of the UK public health response to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). UK Health Protection Agency. 2003 Jul 24.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. Bioterrorism hospital preparedness program: cooperative agreement guidance. 2002 Feb. Washington, DC: DHHS, HRSA.

University of Louisville School of Medicine, Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Quarantine and isolation: lessons learned from SARS. A report to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Louisville (KY): University of Louisville School of Medicine; 2003.

Welborn A. Federal and state responses to biological attacks: isolation and quarantine authority. Washington, DC: Congressional Research Service, American Law Division; 2002.

Yee D. Federal officials urge states to prepare against large US SARS outbreak. Associated Press State & Local Wire. 2003, May 20.

Yee D. Health officials dust off old laws to contain monkeypox, SARS. Associated Press State & Local Wire. 2003, Jun 17.

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