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  • n. Any defensive measure taken against an attack using bacteria, viruses or toxins

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  • n. procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agents


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  • "The near-term biodefense goal of the United States should be to limit the consequences of a bioweapons attack," the panel said.

    Brandon Sun Online - Top Stories

  • Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation spent on so-called biodefense by the federal government, one can only conclude that lobbying activities by Big Pharma is an investment well-spent!

  • Across the country, 'biodefense' labs are sprouting up like weeds.

    The Bush Administration's Secret Biowarfare Agenda

  • However, in their book Germs, New York Times reporters Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg, and William Broad uncovered "biodefense" research conducted by the CIA and Pentagon that arguably pushed the BWC's boundary limits.

    A Dangerous Biodefense Path

  • University researchers all over the country are not disclosing the scope of their so-called "biodefense" work. '

    Texas A&M Hid Facts About Stricken Biolab Student

  • Optical Mapping is the first technology that bridges strain typing and sequencing to correlate phenotype to genotype for generating advances in fields such as biodefense, outbreak management, agriculture, and clinical microbiology.

    Business Wire Travel News

  • "Our ultimate goal is to have the kind of biodefense system that is so dependable and robust that potential terrorists give up and say, 'It's not worth the effort,' and when Mother Nature strikes we are ready to respond," Sebelius said. Top News

  • Given that you're older, Tia, have you been paying attention to any of the "biodefense" bills? ie.,

    Brain Blogger

  • In other words substances which can, and probably have, been weaponized by the Pentagon. reported, with "biodefense" as a cover, the U.S.

  • According to the Sunshine Project, "scores of US universities and biotechnology companies (since 2001) have benefitted handsomely from billions of dollars in 'biodefense' cash.

    The Bush Administration's Secret Biowarfare Agenda


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