Dermatologists 'lack training' in disaster response

A US survey shows there's concern in the profession about the potential for bioterrorism

Most dermatologists feel unprepared to respond to disaster, such as anthrax release in a bioterrorism attack, but many would like to be ready, a survey shows.

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A cutaneous anthrax lesion on the neck. Photo: CDC

The George Washington University-led research team, in the US, surveyed dermatologists about their preparedness for natural, chemical or nuclear