biological terrorism


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Noun1.biological terrorism - terrorism using the weapons of biological warfarebiological terrorism - terrorism using the weapons of biological warfare
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
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Officials played down some American scientists' fears that the condition could be a result of biological terrorism.
It warns: "The numbers of people exposed and requiring decontamination from chemical or biological terrorism may grow swiftly to many more than anything experienced following conventional disaster.
It warns: 'The numbers of people exposed and requiring decontamination from chemical or biological terrorism may grow swiftly to many more than anything experienced or planned for following conventional disaster or naturally occurring outbreak.
The all-party foreign affairs select committee warned that the threat of biological terrorism across the UK must not be underestimated.
Harvard School of Public Health/Robert Woods Johnson Foundation Survey Project on America's Response to Biological Terrorism, Study 3: Public attitudes about the threat of a smallpox attack.
Clearly, biological terrorism is a real and growing threat in the United States.
They know, first hand, the importance of pursuing improvements in surveillance for chemical and biological terrorism.
New chemical and biological terrorism teams will be set up as part of the New Zealand Defense Force and NZ$3 million will be used to upgrade Customs capabilities to prevent New Zealand from being used as a base for terrorism.
The government will allocate 65 million yen for countermeasures to biological terrorism and 41 million yen for countermeasures to urban terrorism, the officials said.
We have no idea what could happen next, but chemical and biological terrorism loom large on people's minds.
11s and fear of new things such as biological terrorism which are so strange and so horrendous that they have previously been contemplated chiefly in the minds of those who write fiction.
Experts on terrorism say the best thing Americans can do to resist the threat of chemical and biological terrorism is to not overreact or panic.

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