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Biological Weapons

by AirTalk

Is the U.S. defenseless against an attack with germ weapons? Larry Mantle speaks with New York Times senior writer and co-author of Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War (Simon & Schuster), William Broad, about the use of biological weapons, the threat, and remedies that are being developed. Captain Mike Thompson, operations officer, Ninth Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Team, Los Alamitos National Guard Team, and Joe Tate, the CEO of the Metropolitan Water District, share what they are doing locally to respond to a potential chemical weapons attack.

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