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Bio Terrorism

Bio Terrorism

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Published by Dom Gudez
Alex, Dom, Aero, and Ate Donna's report
Alex, Dom, Aero, and Ate Donna's report

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Published by: Dom Gudez on Oct 03, 2010
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BIOTERRORISMBIOTERRORISM
Camacho, AeroGudez, DominiqueElloisaOracion, Donna FayeViray, Alexandra
 
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DefinitionDefinition
intentional release is to hurt or annihilate military or civilian population.
overt (announced) or covert (unannounced)
can be spread through air, water or food
all pathogenic bacteria or viruses can potentially beutilized by terrorists for biological warfare.
It is the unauthorized use of biological weapons by non-government groups like religious cults, militants andcrazed individuals.
utmost concern of all countries is national security.
Countries use microbes as a tool of mass murder because of the capabilities and resources.
 
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 Advantages of Biological Agents Advantages of Biological Agents
Potential deadly or incapacitating effect on asusceptible population.
self-replicating capacity of some biologicalagents allows them to proliferate the affectedindividual and potentially the local population
relatively low cost of the production
have insidious symptoms like any endemicdisease
property and physical surroundings makes iteasier than conventional or nuclear weapons.

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