Bioterrorism - Threat of Massive Global Destruction

Bioterrorism - Threat of Massive Global Destruction

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Author: R C Mishra
Publisher: Authors Press
Year: 2002
Language: English
Pages: 336
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8172731027


Biological Sciences such as genetic engineering, molecular biology, genomics, etc., promise to resolve problems that plagued humankind for centuries, from the provision of enough food to the treatment of fatal diseases. But the achievements of biology can be used to protect life or to create new dangerous substances that can be used as biological weapon. The potential of biological weapons to cause death and suffering is similar to that of nuclear weapons.

This book is a comprehensive attempt to provide authoritative information of bioterrorism, the threat of massive global destruction, the contemporary world faces. It provides an indepth understanding of biological weapons, its past, present and future directions. It will be a highly beneficial reference tool for all those concerned to live together.



Historical Background of Biological Warfare
Nature of Bioweapons
Cutaneous Manifestations
Understanding the Massive Global Destruction
Impact of Bioterrorist Attacks
Social and Psychological Consequences
Biological Weapons Control: Implications for the Future
Combating Biological Terrorism
Biological Terrorism: Future Concerns