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From antiquity to modern times, biological agents have been used in warfare and various nefarious uses.

My guest today, bioterrorism expert and Senior Lecturer at Western New England University, Lawrence Roberge, PhD joins me to look at these different times–from plague to smallpox, the horrors of Japan’s Unit 731 to the activities of cults like the Rajneeshies and Aum Shinrikyo.

Bioterrorism, antibiotic resistance and pandemic flu: Discussing ‘Deadliest Enemy’

Botulinum toxin and Bioterrorism

Bioterrorism agents: CDC proposes adding Bacillus cereus Biovar anthracis to list

ISIS and bioterrorism: Tularemia planned use in Turkey’s water

Bioterrorism at the salad bar: 30 years ago in US history

Ricin: A weapon of assassination rather than mass destruction

Aum Shinrikyo: A look back at the terror

Animal Viruses and Humans: A discussion with author, Dr Warren Andiman

England: Major incident declared in Amesbury after two people found unconscious

Novichok: A little background on the nerve agent