Docs in Training Miss Bioterror Diagnoses

September 26, 2005
by Carla K. Johnson
Associated Press

Doctors in training misdiagnosed diseases caused by bioterrorism more than half the time on a multiple choice test, but a Web-based training program improved their skills, a study has found... ..."We've got a dangerous gap here and we need a much clearer strategic game plan," said Shelley Hearne, executive director of Trust for America's Health, which tracks how well states are prepared for bioterrorism and pandemics.

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