Category: CBRNE

Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE) Information

Unsolved Mystery: Novelist Georgi Markov Poisoned With Deadly Ricin

News reports of envelopes tainted with the deadly biological agent, Ricin, got me thinking about the 1978 assassination of a Bulgarian dissident, Georgi Markov, who was an acclaimed novelist and playwright. Why was Markov murdered? Markov was outspoken of the

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What are Bioterrorism Agent Categories?

Bioterrorism, one of the five types of terrorism that come from the acronym CBRNE (see CBRNE article), is the intentional release of a biological agent. There are four types of biological agents: bacteria, viruses, rickettsia and toxins. Bioterrorism agents are

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What The Heck is CBRNE?

What the heck is CBRNE and what does it stand for? CBRNE is an acronym used to describe types of terrorist weapons, which stands for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives. CBRNE is often described as Weapons of Mass Destruction.

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