biological warfare

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Synonyms for biological warfare

the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or food

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The Soviets' formidable biopreparat program would remain dangerous, even in decline, and even now Russia cannot be fully trusted on biowar issues, say the authors.
Biowar and Agri-Terrorism -- Targeting the destruction of specific ecosystems, these will emerge as common threats to public health, soil, food and water resources.
Plans for involving the public health community in the campaign against bioterrorism will be explored, including issues relating to: an objective characterization of the bioterrorist threat; alternatives for threat reduction and population protection; differentiation between "defensive" and "offensive" biowar capabilities; as well as the implications of the potential militarization of public health, including effects on civil liberties.