Exercise Global Mercury: Post Exercise Report
United States. Department of State
"Exercise GLOBAL MERCURY was a command-post exercise involving the GHSAG nations plus the World Health Organization and the European Commission. Conducted over a 56-hour period between 8 and 10 September 2003, the exercise aimed to evaluate the communications protocols between and among GHSAG members in the face of an outbreak of an infectious disease. The scenario for Exercise GLOBAL MERCURY (which was designed to be biologically plausible) depicted an attack using fictitious self-inoculated terrorists to spread smallpox internationally to target countries. The exercise was designed to elicit public health interventions rather than a full counter-terrorism response. The scenario was designed to introduce 'live' cases of smallpox into some countries and contacts into others to develop the whole range of possible national responses. A comprehensive 'script' supported by exercise injects generated player responses to exercise events."

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Worldcat: http://www.worldcat.org/

Indiana University Guide: Citing U.S. Government Publications: http://libraries.iub.edu/guide-citing-us-government-publications
Clear examples for citing specific types of government publications in a variety of formats. It does not address citing according to specific style guides.

Naval Postgraduate School: Dudley Knox Library. Citing Styles: http://libguides.nps.edu/citation
Specific examples for citing government publications according to APA and Chicago style guides. Click on the link for your preferred style then navigate to the specific type of government publication.

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