Fiction books about biological warfare

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fiction books about biological warfare

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Bioterror (Biological Weapons Documentary) - Real Stories

Books shelved as biological-warfare: The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch, Plum Island by Nelson DeMille, Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz, The Cobra Event.
Jeff Hirsch

Biological warfare and bioterrorism: a historical review

This has included the use of biological agents microbes and plants as well as the biotoxins, including venoms, derived from them. The crude use of filth and cadavers, animal carcasses, and contagion had devastating effects and weakened the enemy. Various types of biological warfare BW have been practiced repeatedly throughout history. Text quote, book citation included. Get access to over 12 million other articles! Dollars based upon Bloomberg' s conversion rates. USA and Russia produced and stored billions of anthrax spores for use in biological weapons, the program was ended by the Nixon administration.

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To vote on existing books from the list, beside each book there is a link vote for this book clicking it will add that book to your votes. To vote on books not in the list or books you couldn't find in the list, you can click on the tab add books to this list and then choose from your books, or simply search. Discover new books on Goodreads. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Bioterrorism is terrorism involving the intentional release or dissemination of biological agents.

Because of the increased threat of terrorism, the risk posed by various microorganisms as biological weapons needs to be evaluated and the historical development and use of biological agents better understood. Biological warfare agents may be more potent than conventional and chemical weapons. During the past century, the progress made in biotechnology and biochemistry has simplified the development and production of such weapons. In addition, genetic engineering holds perhaps the most dangerous potential. Ease of production and the broad availability of biological agents and technical know how have led to a further spread of biological weapons and an increased desire among developing countries to have them. This article explains the concepts of biological warfare and its states of development, its utilization, and the attempts to control its proliferation throughout history. The threat of bioterrorism is real and significant; it is neither in the realm of science fiction nor confined to our nation.

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  1. Patrice G. says:

    The Virology Bookshop - Biological Weapons and Warfare Books

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    Biological warfare in popular culture - Wikipedia

  3. Latimer D. L. V. says:

    books based on 50 votes: The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton, The Last Sword Maker by Brian Nelson, Beat by Jared Garrett, The.

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