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Inside Bioterror

An actor portrays an attempted contamination of the water supply, holding up a plastic bottle filled with the dirty water. If terrorists infected the public water sources of the United States, the 90% of citizens who depend on them would suffer from toxins such as botulinum, cholera, or plague.

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Virulent disease claims millions of lives. New scientific advances increase the potential for them to be used as bioweapons. Join NGC as we explore the dangers surrounding bioterrorism.