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This represents the fifth slide in a series highlighting the history, chemistry, and uses of ricin, a highly toxic poison made from castor beans. The slide, entitled, “History [of] Ricin as a BW”, states that in World War I, the United States and Great Britain began studying ricin at the end of the war. Ricin is now sometimes used as an agent of bioterrorism. This presentation is copyrighted by Dr. Jonathan Burstein, MD, Anthony J. Carbone, MD, MPH, of the Harvard Center for Public Health Preparedness, Harvard School of Public Health.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Jonathan Burstein, MD/ Anthony J. Carbone MD MPH
Creation Date:2003
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