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  • Biosecurity Dilemmas: Dreaded Diseases, Ethical Responses, and the Health of Nations
    Christian Enemark

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    Outmoded policies may be undermining our ability to safeguard against infectious diseases

    Before the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) was signed in 1972, many terrible diseases—including tularemia, glanders, Q fever, and staphylococcal enterotoxins—were legally weaponized by national governments, including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany. Now, in 2017, the technical ability to make and create new bioweapons is exponentially greater. Biological techniques and e… Read More