First Hours: Botulism
COMMUNICATING IN THE FIRST HOURS
Botulism is a muscle-paralyzing disease that develops after a person is poisoned with botulinum toxin, the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. As a bioterrorism weapon, it could be spread via the air, water, or food.
For botulism, the resources are the following:
- Short and Extended Messages
- Radio Scripts
- Slates, B-Roll, and Sound Bites for Broadcast Media Use
- University Reports and Verification of Findings
- Creative Brief
For more about botulism, see the CDC Botulism Web Site .