bioweapon


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The device, known as the HemopurifierTM, is a broad-spectrum treatment countermeasure against drug and vaccine resistant bioweapons, naturally evolving pandemic threats such as H5N1 Avian Flu, and chronic infectious disease targets including Hepatitis-C (HCV) and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
The American legal system is not designed to deal with such complex and insidious acts of violence caused by bioweapons. The two areas of American law most immediately affected by bioweapons would be public health law and the law managing disasters or emergencies.
Since pathogens employed as bioweapons typically are highly toxic, detection methods should be rapid and unambiguous, and should be effective at very low analyte concentrations.
** Anthrax is used for the first time as a bioweapon directed at human beings in the United States.
The ideal bioweapon is hard to detect from the usual microbial flora, has person-to-person spread, and is easy to aerosolize.
What they don't realize is that the mastermind behind the bioweapon has hidden the materials, and he's working with others on a bold attack that will do more damage than a mere toxin can.
Military investments in the potential bioweapon may influence those who want to impose a moratorium, said Jim Thomas co-director of the Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration.
And it's like something out of a Hollywood movie, with rear "Falcon" doors that open upwards instead of outwards, a huge 17in touchscreen inside that controls all in-car driving systems and an air filtration system that can protect customers from a biological attack with a "bioweapon defence mode".
Since the First World War, ricin has had a frightening reputation as a bioweapon. Even a tiny amount can kill a person within two to three days after getting into the bloodstream.
This new treatment affords us an additional option should smallpox ever be used as a bioweapon."
This new treatment affords us an additional option should smallpox ever be used as a bioweapon. This is the first product to be awarded a Material Threat Medical Countermeasure priority review voucher.
The subject matter appears very science fiction-like and is reminiscent of Frank Herbert's 1982 novel The White Plague in which a molecular biologist creates a designer bioweapon that becomes a scientific reality, which exceeds even the early projections of that genre.