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Bioterrorism

Bioterrorism is the use of a biological agent or poison to attack biological systems to cripple an area, create chaos, and maximize fear. One form of bioterrorism is to use a biological agent to disable and infect the air, food supply, water system, pharmaceutical system, or some other system to adversely affect the people living in the area. The other form of bioterrorism includes attacks on these biological systems by some other agency that is either mechanical or chemical with the same negative goals. Bioterrorism can be used within a strategy of war, directly attacking armies or important sites that affect the performance of an army. It can also be used as a psychological operation to demoralize and frighten a people, especially when it is ...

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