Ebola and bio-terrorism

Last updated 19 Jan 15 @ 17:27 |
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As the Ebola epidemic continues to spread in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, Lina Kolesnikova assesses the risk that extremist groups may seek to harness the virus as a terrorist weapon


The latest news on the spread of the Ebola virus has raised significant worries across the security community. The greater frequency with which Ebola is appearing raises questions about human accessibility to the virus and the deliberate usage of the virus by humans for harmful purposes. Its high death toll might also be attractive for terrorist groups. Ebola kills between 25 and 90 per cent of those who . . .

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