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Biological weapons

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BIOLOGICAL WARFARE and bioterrorism involve the deliberate use of biological agents as weapons to cause disease outbreaks. The use of such weapons could cause immense harm, panic, widespread disruption and even death. Rapid advances in the life sciences and the globalization of biotechnology make this an area of growing concern.

Related Subject(s): Disarmament
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