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SyFy or SyFact: Could Ebola be Weaponized into a Biological Weapon?

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The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as the world’s deadliest to date, with more than 1,000 deaths. International news has discussed the possibility of terrorist organizations obtaining the Zaire strain of Ebola from West Africa and creating a weapon of mass destruction. News outlets have even speculated the effects of terrorists harnessing the virus into a powder.

Is this science fiction or is this “science fact?” Tune into CSU Talk Radio on Aug. 19 as we discuss this topic and other WMD possibilities and events!

Heather Holt, Lead Faculty in Homeland Security, College of Safety and Emergency Services at CSU develops classes for the undergraduate Homeland Security concentration, including: Introduction to Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction, American Homeland Security, and Terrorism Response Operations.