Raymond A. Zilinskas

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  • Yersinia pestis, Biological Warfare, and Bioterrorism

    Yersinia pestis can cause any of three diseases – bubonic plague, pneumonic plague, and Septicemic plague. Bubonic and pneumonic plagues have in the past been weaponized by Japan and USSR. This article analyses whether terrorist groups will emulate these national biological warfare programs and thus will seek to develop weapons armed with Y. pestis.

    January-June 2017

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