No More Chemical/Biological War?

Fineberg, Richard A.
December 1972
New Republic;12/2/72, Vol. 167 Issue 21, p17
Focuses on the aim of the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases to develop workable medical defensive measures against biological warfare agents. Need for mastering the offensive skills of producing, stabilizing and disseminating disease agents in order to devise a defense against them; Development of vaccines for anthrax, tularemia, Venezuelan equine encephalitis, and botulinum toxin, for fighting germ warfare agents in Fort Detrick, Maryland; Increase in research on lethal chemical weapons in the last three years, since President Richard Nixon disavowed first use of these weapons.


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