Sunday, February 19, 2017

Bill Gates: Bio-Terrorism Could Kill Tens Of Millions

The Guardian: Bill Gates warns tens of millions could be killed by bio-terrorism

Microsoft founder and philanthropist tells Munich security conference genetic engineering could be terrorist weapon

A chilling warning that tens of millions of people could be killed by bio-terrorism was delivered at the Munich security conference by the world’s richest man, Bill Gates

Gates, who has spent much of the last 20 years funding a global health campaign, said: “We ignore the link between health security and international security at our peril.”

Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft who has spent billions in a philanthropic drive to improve health worldwide, said: “The next epidemic could originate on the computer screen of a terrorist intent on using genetic engineering to create a synthetic version of the smallpox virus ... or a super contagious and deadly strain of the flu.”

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WNU Editor: My brother works in the bio-tech field .... this is his biggest fear.

More News On Bill Gates Warning That Bio-Terrorism Could Kill Tens Of Millions

Bill Gates: Bioterrorism could kill more than nuclear war — but no one is ready to deal with it -- Washington Post
Biological terrorism could kill hundreds of millions of people as genetic engineering unleashes terrifying new weapons, warns Bill Gates -- Daily Mail
Bill Gates Warns Of Epidemic That Will Kill Over 30 Million People -- Forbes
Bill Gates isn't kidding around when he says bioterrorism could kill '30 million people' -- Mashable
BILL GATES: A new kind of terrorism could wipe out 30 million people in less than a year — and we are not prepared -- Business Insider


Anonymous said...

I'm more worried about incidental bio-terror, people taking antibiotics when they don't need to, or those that don't finish off their prescriptions.

TWN said...

He must be selling something.