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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Students master the art of a quick response as university plays host to simulation of the devastating effects of bio-terrorist smallpox attack:This is the scene as healthcare professionals treat a "patient" with smallpox contracted as a result of a bio-terrorism attack.
TOP public health experts from around Ireland are boycotting planning meetings about a national contingency plan to deal with a possible bio-terrorist attack.
In the nonprofit world, charities involved in controversial causes could have trouble attracting volunteers if they fear being targeted by bio-terrorists.
BILL Clinton yesterday became the latest target of bio-terrorists when he was sent a package containing salmonella.
Among other topics, he discussed the vulnerabilities of the ports and how they can be used by bio-terrorists to smuggle bio warfare agents into the United States.
If bio-terrorists were to strike, a likely method of attack would be to contaminate our water system with some of the more commonly found human pathogens such as E.
Ireland, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A University of Ulster researcher has pioneered new analytical techniques that could save thousands of lives in the event of a bio-terrorist attack.
Current methods of tracing potential bio-terrorist agents such as Cryptosporidium or Clostridium botulinum can take up to five day - but Dr Lowry's new DNA Finger Printing technique takes only 15 minutes, saving a vital diagnostic time in the event of a biological warfare attack.
Illegal narcotics are the perfect delivery system for bio-terrorists," warns Daley, "because they can reach large numbers of people quickly, and inhalation is the primary method of use.