bio-warfare


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Related to bio-warfare: Bioweapons

bio-warfare

n
(Military) another name for biological warfare
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Fanny Ewan of the Interpol Bioterrorism Prevention Unit CBRNE and Vulnerable Targets Sub-directorate said the Internet is a rich source for recipes, materials, knowledge and tutorials on bioterrorism, bio-warfare and biological crimes.
This system uses a one to 10 um collection sample size, which is the typical size of most bio-warfare agents.
Drones are commonly used for; across border drug trafficking, illegal items delivery in prisons, spy aerial photography, and can even pose more risk in future as a potential bio-warfare delivery devices that could endanger government structures or public events
The hazards caused by microbial agents were classified as natural outbreaks, accidental release, bio-crime, bio-terrorism and bio-warfare as well as related challenges and opportunities.
Understanding sensitivity or resistance to rabies is important, she said, not only because the disease still causes 55,000 deaths a year globally, but it could also potentially be weaponized and used as a bio-warfare agent.
htm) Europe, US Next on ISIS' Hit List, Says Saudi King; Seized ISIS Laptop Reveals Terrifying Bio-Warfare Plans
Developed world besides their conventional armies have established bio-defense units for defence against bio-warfare if any.
The area, where the country needs to work is to prepare unsuspecting civilians to manage a situation arising from chemical or bio-warfare.
stories likened the study to Japanese bio-warfare experiments on Chinese prisoners in World War II.
FBR Press a global publisher that specialises in biomedical research books, articles, magazines and novels, announced on Tuesday that it will release an Armageddon bio-warfare political thriller by author and filmmaker Paul McKellips, titled Jericho 3, on 9 July 2012.
The current strain of H5N1 has only killed 500 people and is not contagious enough to cause a global pandemic, but there are fears that the modified virus is so dangerous it could be used for bio-warfare, if it falls into the wrong hands.
What's so crazy about all this is that Israel has a very large arsenal of nuclear and bio-warfare weapons while Iran remains under UN nuclear inspection.