Smallpox: No excuse left but biotech

Will the United States start a smallpox threat creation program?
Edward Hammond
With the WHA-approved smallpox research program effectively exhausted, the time has come for the US and Russia to finally do what they and the other WHO Member States have repeatedly agreed to do – destroy the world’s remaining smallpox virus samples.
However, it appears that the idea that “new threats” from smallpox may exist is now being raised. These relate to biotechnology and, more specifically, synthetic biology.  Read more here

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