A course designed to improve Iowans’ ability to prevent and respond to bioterrorist attacks will be taught starting next weekend. A host of guest panelists will teach the class at Des Moines University which will be carried statewide over the Iowa Communications Network. D-M-U’s Dr. Anthony Mawson says the course is drawing a wide variety of students and professionals.The course was developed by D-M-U with a 40-thousand dollar grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Dr. Mawson says the use of biological and chemical weapons -does- pose a significant threat. He says Iowa’s agricultural industry could be a target.Dr. Mawson says people taking the course, “Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response,” range from nursing students and E-R doctors to firefighters and law officers. The course will be taught June 29-30, July 20-21 and August 10-11.
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