Bioterrorism

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Bioterrorism

The use by a non-state group, or the secret use by a nation state, of germs and other living beings to kill, injure or incapacitate one's enemy. There are numerous examples of bioterrorism dating back thousands of years. See also: Biowarfare.
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Failure of bureaucracy to develop a novel network of countermeasures against DIY scientists and would-be bioterrorists, who can wage warfare from Wal-Mart, is foolhardy.
Attribution can continue to be an effective aspect of the national security strategy even for individual bioterrorists if the strategy is applied with understanding from the perspective of the adversary.
A broad array of collection tools and techniques add flexibility to detection capabilities which, in turn, enhances the ability to attribute developing threats from would-be bioterrorists.
The worst epidemic the United States has ever experienced was the great Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918, and it is unlikely that any bioterrorists would be able to engineer a "superflu" in any event.
Capacity To Detect a Bioterrorist Attack and To Diagnose an Unusual Disease
Federal officials now assume that a bioterrorist attack has occurred in Northeast.