Weaponized Ebola: Is it Really a Bioterror Threat?
A health official wearing a full body protective suit. (Airman Walker)
Recently, the acts of bioterrorism have been causing many to wonder what diseases may be harnessed and transformed into this type of terrorism. However, specialists have concluded that Ebola cannot be weaponized any time soon for a few reasons: inability to obtain culture, the issues of dispercement, and the unlikelihood of any genetic modification. Ebola is spread by coming into contact with bodily fluid of a person infected with the virus, leading to very small attacks being the only possible, yet still highly unlikely, form of terrorism from this disease. View the entire story here