Professor Raina MacIntyre is on the front line of the fight against emerging bio-threats. She warns biosecurity breaches could be as catastrophic as nuclear war.
The means of engineering potentially deadly avian influenza is freely available on the internet, writes Raina MacIntyre.
A virus is deliberately released inflicting serious illness and death. This is just one scenario to be examined this week during Australia’s first university-based bioterrorism course at UNSW.