biological attack


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Related to biological attack: biological warfare, biological terrorism, Biochemical warfare
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Noun1.biological attack - the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or foodbiological attack - the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or food
war, warfare - the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
bacteriological warfare, germ warfare - the use of harmful bacteria as a weapon
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We have a way to go, but the US is much better prepared for a biological attack than it was in 2001.
Half the budget was for policing and half was ring-fenced to deal with threats such as biological attack," the Daily Express quoted a senior source, as saying.
The commission gave the government an "F" grade for failing to develop the capability to effectively counter a biological attack.
Obama offered no further details but the White House issued a statement saying government officials would "re-design" medical contingency plans to ensure the speedy delivery of drugs in the case of a major biological attack or the spread of infectious disease.
Israel to Conduct Military Exercises to in Readiness for a Biological Attack Israel will start its maneuvers next week for combating a possible biological weapons attack, the Lebanese daily AL MUSTAQBAL quoted the Israeli daily Haaretz as saying on Wednesday.
Forces sweetheart Katherine Jenkins will have to undergo special military training to cope with a biological attack if she returns to entertain our boys in Iraq this Christmas.
Acambis developed ACAM2000 under contracts with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in response to the need for a stockpile of smallpox vaccine in the event of a biological attack.
Service Life Insurance gives cover for war risks such as chemical and biological attack.
Similarly valuable is the chapter on decontamination because it provides insight on how to respond to the challenge of recreating a safe environment in which to live and work after a biological attack.
The equipment will mitigate the effects of a chemical or biological attack or disaster," said Thomas Smith, Advanced Technology Demonstration operational manager for the U.
A Maiat insider sai of the closure: "We could be looking at a doomsday scenario where police, paramedics and firefighters are walking into the face of a biological attack without warning.
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