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Michael T. Osterholm, Ph.D, M.P.H., the former Minnesota State epidemiologist and chair and CEO, ican, INC. (, has been an internationally recognized leader in the area of infectious diseases for the past two decades. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards from the CDC, NIH, FDA, and others, and served as a personal advisor to the late King Hussein of Jordan on bioterrorism.  He has led numerous successful investigations into infectious disease outbreaks of global importance.  He is a frequent lecturer around the world and is an adjunct professor in the School of Public Health, University of Minnesota.

John Schwartz is a reporter at The Washington Post; he writes about science and technology and their impact on society.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Biological warfare, Bioterrorism United States, United States Defenses