Bioterrorism – the next phase of the War on Terror? Where will the billions for this war come from? We’ve been at risk for a long time but we are still too busy debating the merits of the wars we have already spent billions on (and currently spending) trying to kill all radical Muslims – and that has not done much good, has it?
Will Bioterrorism be the next political football that gets kicked down the road for someone else to promise to fix?
3 responses to “The Threat of Bioterrorism”
All anyone can do is set up a generalized response system. It’s impossible to 100% prepare for all possible methods of attacks. Mother Nature has such a wide variety of tricks in her toolkit that can be utilized.
What I worry about is a threat to our entire power grid system. Because we have neglected updating our infrastructure and power grid system, we are very vulnerable to any attacks that could potentially bring this country to its knees.
Does anyone else remember that news show about this issue? I thought it was on 60 Minutes but I cannot seem to find anything about it at this moment.
I’ll keep looking for the link. If anyone can find it, please let me know.
As for the H1N1 flu epidemic, I think that was more scare than anything else. Or, perhaps those private manufacturing firms were wanting to up their price before they actually made the vaccines.
Have you noticed that the vaccine seems to be available everywhere now?
All told, I wonder how much money the US taxpayers had to pay for this H1N1 scare?
lillacluvr, read up on the influenza outbreak during WWII.
” It is estimated that anywhere from 50 to 100 million people were killed worldwide”
This was when the fastest means of travel was the steam ship. Now with jets…