The Government Is Worried About These Biological Weapons


To find the biological agents that could become weaponized, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed several sources, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Bioterrorism Agents/Diseases, the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases Medical Management Of Biological Casualties Handbook seventh edition from September 2011, a 2004 fact sheet on News & Terrorism, Communicating In A Crisis from the National Academies and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Arizona Department of Health Services’ Zebra Manual: A Reference Handbook For Bioterrorism Agents. All data is from these sources. Agents are ordered by CDC priority, from third highest to highest.