germ warfare


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germ warfare:

see biological warfarebiological warfare,
employment in war of microorganisms to injure or destroy people, animals, or crops; also called germ or bacteriological warfare. Limited attempts have been made in the past to spread disease among the enemy; e.g.
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troops and studied transporting germ warfare personnel and their equipment to Japan, they said.
It is the first time for a court to acknowledge that the Imperial Japanese Army waged germ warfare, carried out by the Unit 731, in China in the period before and during World War II.
WHEN WE SIGN A TREATY, WE'LL LIVE BY IT, WHETHER WE CARE ABOUT SAVING THE WORLD FROM GLOBAL WARMING AND GERM WARFARE OR NOT.
Yesterday America's under secretary of state for arms control, John Bolton, told a conference in Geneva the existence of a germ warfare programme in Iraq was "beyond dispute".
I see that some of our press are now sensationalising the prospect that we must all prepare for possible germ warfare.
On July 25, the United States rejected efforts to institute new global guidelines against germ warfare.
I hope that modified virus never escapes the laboratory, and I hope the germ warfare laboratories and terrorists of the world don't read NATURE MEDICINE or SCIENCE NEWS.
But her uncompromising brief against government, scientific, and medical officials who ran the radiation programs echoes earlier criticisms by others of Tuskegee, the CIA, and the Army germ warfare tests.
Endicott that the United States had resorted to germ warfare in pursuing the war in Korea under the banner of the United Nations.
FOR YEARS, THE OLD SOVIET UNION BUILT A SECRET PROGRAM FOR GERM WARFARE.
Paula Braitstein, "Deconstructing History: An Interdisciplinary Examination of the Use of Germ Warfare in North American Encounter History," MA, Simon Fraser University, 1998.