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The Pros And Cons Of Healthcare Providers

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While we all remember being cautious of letters filled with white powder containing anthrax after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, the first recorded use of anthrax as a deliberate act of aggression was dated in the early 1900s during WWI (CDC, 2016). The Hippocratic injunction of “first, do no harm” is impossible to follow when it comes to responding to a disaster, but instead, the ethical rule that should be followed by healthcare providers is to perform to one own’s ability without intentionally causing harm especially when dealing with bioterrorism and emergency preparedness from anthrax (Koenig & Schultz, 2016). A healthcare provider should act in a reasonably cautious way as any other provider would act in a similar
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