Introduction and Objectives
Being prepared for bioterrorism means understanding the diseases
on which they are based. This module has been designed to teach
you about the natural epidemiology of plague and how to manage
it as both a natural disease and an intentional attack.
In this lesson, we will give you a general overview of plague.
At the end of this lesson, you should be able to:
- Identify the bacterium that causes plague.
- Describe the epidemiology of naturally occurring plague.
- Identify where cases of plague occur naturally.