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Plague Wars

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 10 March 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:620
  1. Fred B Charatan, retired geriatric psychiatrist
  1. Boynton Beach, Florida, USA

    Tom Mangold, Jeff Goldberg

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    Pan, £7.99, pp 416 ISBN 0 330 36753 6

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    P lague Wars begins with an imaginary attack on the airport in Houston, Texas, by terrorists, who spray the area with anthrax and botulinum toxin. It goes on to describe the history of biological warfare, with the main focus on the former Soviet Union. The authors' credentials are impressive: Tom Mangold is the senior correspondent in London for the BBC documentary series Panorama, and Jeff Goldberg is an award winning independent television producer and investigative journalist based …

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