Chemical weapons (WP1256)

Date:
1 July, 2014
Themes:
Defence and security
Tags:
biological weapons, chemical weapons, Syria

What do we mean when we talk about chemical weapons, how do we deal with the removal and avoidance of them and how do we protect ourselves. We talk about the difference between chemical and biological weapons and discuss what happened in Syria.

Contributor:

Hamish De Bretton-Gordon, Chief Operating Officer, SecureBio, Porton Down, Salisbury

Image: Wikimedia Commons and User:Andux

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