Bioterrorist

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Bioterrorist

A non-state person or group that uses germs and other living beings to kill, injure, or incapacitate an enemy. States that use biological weapons secretly may also be considered bioterrorists. There are numerous examples of bioterrorism dating back thousands of years. See also: Biowarfare.
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But experts have long considered it possible that bio-terrorists could use the virus.
Those devices scan their immediate atmosphere for evidence of chemical or bio-terrorist attacks, automatically uploading their data to command centers.
Fifty-seven different medicines, diagnostic tools and other supplies are needed to respond to a major bio-terrorist attack, yet only one of those items is widely available for distribution.
Last night the Ministry of Defence would not comment on a specific bio-terrorist threat to the UK mainland.
Nobel Prize-winning scientist turned bio-terrorist mastermind Jonathan Reiss (Ciaran Hinds doing smooth low-key malevolence) is after the sphere so he can sell on its contents to the highest bidders as the ultimate biological weapon.
TOP public health experts from around Ireland are boycotting planning meetings about a national contingency plan to deal with a possible bio-terrorist attack.
Evans Vaccines in Speke, which also manufactures the government supply of the smallpox vaccine, the Lister jab, received a further boost yesterday when it was revealed that the government is planning a mass smallpox vaccination in the event of a bio-terrorist attack.
11 terror attacks has heightened global concern over the use of anthrax as a bio-terrorist weapon.
Adding that he was assembling the high security laboratory in case more dangerous organisms were detected, Dr Mbugua assured Kenyans that his organisation was capable of dealing with other bio-terrorist weapons such as pneumonic plague, smallpox, tularaema, brucellosis or even the dreaded Ebola virus.
The continued threat of bio-terrorist activity is making the market very jumpy and it will be easily rattled by any further attacks.
The confidential blueprint was drafted after Scotland's biggest police force carried out a chilling simulated bio-terrorist assault on a Glasgow housing estate.
5 million doses of smallpox vaccine in the US stockpile, yet epidemiologists believe that at least 40 million vaccine doses would be needed to contain an outbreak resulting from a bio-terrorist attack.