biowarfare

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bi·o·war·fare

(bī'ō-wōr'fār)
1. The use of living organisms (e.g., bacteria, viruses, or fungi) or their products (e.g., toxins) in warfare.
2. A common but incorrect designation for the use of chemical or radiologic agents in warfare.
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The Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) emerged from President Nixon's decision in the early 1970s to abandon America's bio-war program, considered both militarily useless and distasteful.
At Kastenmeier's request, Marc and I worked together on uncovering the bio-war preparations of the US military at Fort Detrick--anthrax, bubonic/pneumonic plague, and psittacosis.