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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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Greene, a cardiologist and author, relates the story of the South's attempts to devastate the North with germ warfare during the Civil War.
But however convincing he has found these accounts, Mori knows that testimony from North Korean citizens will not be enough to convince a sceptical world that the US used germ warfare in Korea.
There is no shortage of primary documentation and first-person testimony, she insists, no obscure gaps in knowledge, no tortured logical escape from the glaring evidence that Euro-American settlers and their military and government officials used germ warfare on Native Americans as part of their imperial expansion across the New World.
"We hope there will be real added value." Dietz spoke at a conference on bioterrorism organised by the Security Defence Agenda think tank, on 14 October, where the EU faced criticism over its level of preparedness in the face of a possible germ warfare attack.
The author a contributing correspondent for Science magazine has written about German subjects for more than twenty years and has researched germ warfare while acting as publications director of a prominent microbiology research laboratory.
DEAD SILENCE: FEAR AND TERROR ON THE ANTHRAX TRAIL tells of the US anthrax attacks and their connection to a global germ warfare underground.
You could try my Grannie Annie's germ warfare method, washing your front step with Dettol this method was fortified with eggcups of 'Fennings Fever Cure' sadly no longer available.
It suggests that the Obama administration should bolster efforts to counter and prepare for germ warfare by terrorists.
The latest is a July 6 article in The Sunday Timesof London entitled "'Germ warfare' fear over African monkeys taken to Iran." According to the story, a Tanzanian dealer claims he sold 215 wild monkeys to the Razi Vaccine and Serum Institute in Tehran and that the Iranians were secretive and seemed to want the monkeys very much.
Homer unwittingly delivers his mother into the hands of the police - who put her on trial for sabotaging Mr Burns' germ warfare lab in the 1960s.
Top Secret Tourism: Your Travel Guide to Germ Warfare Laboratories, Clandestine Aircraft Bases, and Other Places in the United States You're Not Supposed to Know About is a one-of-a-kind travel and tourist guide.