For example, veterans in both the United Kingdom and the United States who reported receiving biological warfare vaccine or exposure to specific chemical agents were found to have higher rates of illness.
What does BW stand for?
BW stands for Biological Warfare
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com Any college-level reference collection strong in science, technology and military history will find the second updated edition of Chemical and Biological Warfare an essential addition: it provides essays, history, and biographies surrounding the topic, joins others in the 'Contemporary World Issues' which also makes it a pick for social issues holdings, and it packs in case studies, timelines of events, and more.
described a fiber-optic, microsphere-based, high-density array composed of 18 species-specific probe microsensors, used to identify biological warfare agents, including Clostridium botulinum (1).
FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The Joint Biological Agent Identification and Diagnostic System (JBAIDS), a 40-pound device small enough to slip into a rucksack, is designed to vastly increase the speed and accuracy of biological warfare agent detection.
GAO-04-15NI November 19, 2003 Due to continuing concerns about bioterrorism and the potential for future anthrax attacks, GAO was asked to audit controls over public sales of excess Department of Defense (DOD) biological equipment and chemical and biological protective clothing that could be used to produce and disseminate biological warfare agents.
Biological Warfare The ISG was "uncovering significant information" about biological warfare activities.
Her study makes for grim but very significant reading, especially in our own time when long vanquished viral enemies like smallpox can strike again, perhaps during some insane fit of biological warfare, and destroy yet more hundreds of thousands if not millions of people.