biological attack


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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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The impact and consequences of a biological attack on a civilian target could far exceed those of a chemical or radiological attack," he said.
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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.

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