posted on Oct, 26 2004 @ 08:06 PM
BIOLOGICAL weapons that target selected ethnic groups could become part of the terrorists' arsenal unless governments and scientists act now, the
British Medical Association warns.
Such designer weapons would be based on the growing ability of scientists to unravel and compare human DNA.
n theory, experts could engineer organisms to attack genetic variations commonly found in, say, Chinese or German populations.
There already exist potential biological weapons of enormous destructive power, chief among them smallpox and anthrax," added Professor Emeritus
He agreed with BMA head of science and ethics Vivienne Nathanson that, "If we wait too long it will be virtually impossible to defend ourselves
(against biological weapons)".
Can you imagine a Hitler or Hussien or Bin Laden with this kind of weapon? The would not hesitate to use it either! Think of the ramifications! It may
someday be possible to wipe out an entire race of people while leaving another unneffected! The possibility of selective genocide may be in our near