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A short history of biowarfare ...
« on: April 30, 2020, 12:24:47 PM »
Anthrax looms large ...

https://www.npr.org/news/specials/response/anthrax/features/2001/oct/011018.bioterrorism.history.html

Missing is America's first military bio-warfare action ....

"Smallpox also impacted the recruitment of soldiers into the Continental Army for fear of contracting the fatal disease. ... To counter both the fear and the actual disease itself George Washington ordered a bold move on January 6, 1777, to have the entire Continental Army inoculated."

"Some call it the “biological Chernobyl.” On 2 April 1979, a plume of anthrax spores was accidentally released from a secret bioweapons facility in the Soviet city of Sverdlovsk. Propelled by a slow wind, the cloud drifted southeast, producing a 50-kilometer trail of disease and death among humans and animals alike."


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