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  • The Pros And Cons Of Biological Warfare

    Man has used biological weapons such as poisons for assassinating enemies for hundreds of years. Since the beginning of time, biological warfare has been a preferred method to annihilate populations at a time. Biological warfare, also known as germ warfare, is described as using biological agents like bacteria, viruses and fungi as biological weapons on a large scale to defeat the enemy. The main intention of such is to cause casualties by the medium of air, water, cattle or crops. The history of biological warfare and terrorism goes back to the dawn of civilization. (1) The instances of the use of biological weapons can be found as early as in ancient times such as the Trojan War, or the Sacred War of Greece. Although this type of warfare…

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  • American Biological Warfare In 1763

    How American Biological Warfare Began in 1763 Biological warfare might appear as a notion straight out of fiction novels such as, “Project Blue” from Stephen King’s The Stand, or the plague, “Pale Mare” from George R. R. Martin’s A Dance With Dragons, but in America, it is a concept that has been utilized since the denouement of The French and Indian War. Although, in American history, the year 1763 is often associated with the conclusion of the Seven Years’ War and the conception of Pontiac’s…

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  • Synthesis Essay

    There are many ways of getting sick such as airborne, touching someone. For a long time this is how people have gotten a cold or chicken pox. As medicine is readily available to aid in the recovery of an illness. Viruses can become resistant to medicine just as our bodies could resist to some sicknesses. In the book Biological Terrorism by Steve Goodwin and Randall W. Phillis they present a history of microorganism used to help cure diseases and misused by Medics, and biological warfare. To…

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  • How Does Technology Affect Globalization?

    involvement in Al-Qaeda to future technological advancements in the year 2026. I begin by showing the progression of technology following events such as 9/11, focusing primarily on warfare and the different technology that changes the field, followed by future projections of technology in 2026 and how this will shape future military training styles, society, geopolitical factors, transportation, and so on. This is followed by ramifications as well as benefits caused by technological…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of A Biological Weapon

    Abstracts: This paper is to explain what a biological weapon is and how it affects environment, humans, and the economy. Along with explaining how the disease is spread from person to person, promoting illness. With a little bit of history on biological weapons, and my views on biological weapons. A biological weapon is also known as a germ weapon. This is when bacteria, viruses, fungi, or toxins can be used as a weapon against, animals, plants of humans. The use of infectious agents were used…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Anthrax

    vaccine he had created with weakened anthrax bacteria (Sowards, 2015). He did not vaccinate the other group of 25 animals, the control group (Soawrds, 2015). From there, Pasteur injected both groups on animals with live anthrax bacteria and all of the vaccinated animals survived while the unvaccinated animals died” (Sowards, 2015). It is important to note, that it is believed by some that French veterinarian Jean Joseph Henri Toussaint actually created the first anthrax vaccine (Sowards, 2015).…

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  • Anthrax Essay

    anthrax, showing an effective rate of 92.5% (CDC, 2016). This vaccine only became available for goat hair mill workers, after the study was done. Finally, we proceed to the 1970s, where an updated version of the anthrax vaccine became available. This 1970s vaccine is still used to this day (CDC, 2013). Biological warfare and bioterrorism are best associated with anthrax. During World War I, anthrax was used as an act of aggression for the first time. An effort was made in 1925 to limit the…

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  • Terrorist Attacks

    These common symptoms can be ignored or mistaken for something illnesses. There are agents that can cause infections that can be fatal if contracted. Biological and chemical agents were used years before during war times. During the First World War the German army was the first to have believe used weapons of mass destruction biological and chemical. In these years their attacks were on a small scale with biological weapons during this time due to the lack of technology. About eight years ago…

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  • The Importance Of The Ebola Virus

    A disease outbreak is the occurrence of cases of a disease in excess of what would normally be expected in a defined community or geographical area. The Ebola virus was first discovered in 1976 during the outbreaks in Sudan. Since then there have been an additional ten outbreaks of the virus worldwide. As of 2014, The West African Ebola outbreak was the largest and deadliest recorded in history, killing over 11,000 people. The Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) is responsible for the global…

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  • Can The Search For Knowledge Ethical?

    knowledge now? No, it is not. While the method used to obtain the knowledge is considered unethical by most of the world, the knowledge is just knowledge. At this point, it is no different than knowledge gained by ethical experimentation. It can even be argued that it is unethical to not use it. People died for that information, so how could we let their lives go to waste? How could we just discard that information. . What about knowledge that could be used in such a way as to harm humanity? If…

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