2002 American Medical Association study concludes Ebola and Marberg best bio-weapons choice for use against populace

Disaster Response Team of America

rom Intellihub:

A white paper published in 2002 by the American Medical Association suggests that the Ebola and Marberg viruses are the top two choices for bio-weaponry for use against the civilian populace. In fact, the paper concludes that “Weapons disseminating a number of HFVs could cause an outbreak of undifferentiated febrile illness 2 to 21 days later, associated with clinical manifestations that could include rash, hemorrhagic diathesis, and shock.” Interestingly enough these are the exact viruses seen in the two new emerging outbreaks.

Like a bad horror movie, the paper goes on to shockingly point out that modern “clinical and microbiology public health laboratories are not currently equipped to make a rapid diagnosis of any of these viruses, and clinical specimens would need to be sent to the CDC or the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID; Frederick, Md) the only 2 level D laboratories…

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