Scientists Working Group on Biological and Chemical Weapons

Articles by Scientists Working Group on Biological and Chemical Weapons

2 February 2010

Biological threats: A matter of balance

Scientists Working Group on Biological and Chemical Weapons

The Graham-Talent WMD Commission asserted again last week that a bioterrorism attack that "will fundamentally change the character of life for the world's democracies" is highly likely to occur within the next four years. The commission argues that the United States must urgently expand its efforts to develop vaccines and other medical countermeasures against potential bioterrorism agents.