Have any viruses been used in Biological Warfare?
Created by: Jaleah Royster & Robert Helms
Has the idea of Biological Warfare been considered?
- During the Cold War, Britain was the first to suggest using an enhanced version of smallpox to take down adversaries.
Has Biological Warfare ever been attempted?
- In 1992, a soviet defector revealed to western intelligence that he head overseen an extensive, illegal program to develop smallpox into a highly effective biological weapon.
Is Biological Warfare still a threat today?
- There is an increasing amount of concern over the possibility of terrorist using biological weaponry to threaten military's and civilian populations.
- Yes, viruses are used in warfare today and it is an increasing threat.