Biomedical weapons are poised to change the face of warfare in the next few years, as teams use them to fight off disease and other threats.
The question is how much the technology will change the game?
With the World Health Organization’s (WHO) recent announcement of a plan to develop biocontainment systems, a focus on bioweapons in combat could be on the horizon.
But it’s a long way from the futuristic future we’re used to.
Here are five key takeaways from the World War II era that inspired these weapons:The first biocomponents of bioconspirators came from the U.S. military.
At the end of World War I, the U-boat U-576 became the first bioterrorist weapons system, developed by the U