The federal “BioWatch” program is an early detection program for
a Monitoring drinking water quality in major cities
b Monitoring the air in selected cities for possible agents of BT
c Part of the USDA’s function in tracing food-borne outbreaks of salmonella
d Surveillance for viral infections spread by birds
The answer is “b”. BioWatch is a United States Federal Government program to detect the release of pathogens into the air as part of a terrorist attack on major American cities.