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The BioWatch Program Infographic

The Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office was established in December 2017 by consolidating primarily the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, a majority of the Office of Health Affairs, as well as other DHS elements.

For current information related to CWMD, please visit the following:

A bioterrorist attack against the United States is a continuing threat with potentially devastating consequences, including mass casualties, economic instability, and critical infrastructure disruption.

The Department of Homeland Security’s BioWatch Program provides early detection of a bioterrorism event and helps communities prepare a coordinated response. The combination of detection, rapid notification, and response planning helps federal, state, and local decision-makers take steps to save lives and mitigate damage.

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Last Updated: 11/12/2021
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