Biochemterrorism

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Biochemterrorism

The use by a non-state group, or the secret use by a nation state, of biological or chemical agents to kill, injure or incapacitate one's political enemy. There are numerous examples of biochemterrorism dating back thousands of years. See also: Biochemical warfare.
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Biochemical terrorism can be defined as a group that threatens or attacks their target with the usage of a chemical that is very harmful and can be fatal.
The portfolio includes a new biochemical terrorism endorsement available to customers who purchase property terrorism coverage from the member companies of AIG, either on a property terrorism stand-alone basis or within a property policy.
Although the ubiquitous threat of biochemical terrorism has spurred newfound interest in disease surveillance, the current set of systems lacks the necessary ability to rapidly detect and report an outbreak.
He said deputies are also upset that many of the department's 7,000 gas masks are more than 30 years old and don't work any more, the department has only 200 suits for protection from biochemical attack, and that an order for 7,000 masks for protection from biochemical terrorism and radiation is bogged down in red tape.
The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) established a new squad Monday to counter acts of radioactive and biochemical terrorism directed at the prime minister's official residence.
Although the threat of biochemical terrorism is understood and half expected, systems to prevent it may be under-developed because it has been used so rarely.
The South Korean people are virtually defenseless against biochemical terrorism or war.
The portfolio introduces LexBioChem Shield(SM), a new biochemical terrorism endorsement available to customers purchasing property terrorism coverage from the member companies of AIG, either on a property terrorism standalone basis or within a property policy.
Tokyo police said Thursday they will beef up security for the prime minister and his official residence in steps to counter act of nuclear and biochemical terrorism, starting next Monday.
The hospital has also developed an emergency plan and designated a biochemical terrorism team that includes the heads of emergency, pharmaceutical facilities and security.
Topics address protecting employees from biochemical terrorism, business travel safety, crisis management planning, and dispelling stereotypes in the workplace, among others.