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CDC's Dirty Dozen: 12 Diseases Watched as Terrorist Threats

Ebola made the cut, as did anthrax and botulism. Find what other diseases government officials are closely monitoring.

October 13, 2014
10:20 AM EDT
The bacteria | Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH
Francisella tularensis | Corbis
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The bacteria | CDC/Courtesy of Larry Stauffer, Oregon State Public Health Laboratory
The bacteria | NIAID
The virus | CDC Public Health Image Library
Cells infected with the Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis virus. | CDC
Close-up of the Ebola virus. | PLoS Biology, Wikimedia Commons
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Seeds of the castor oil plant that harbor the naturally occurring toxin ricin. | H. Zell, Wikimedia Commons
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