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Biomedical Community and the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention

By Malcolm R. Dando and Simon M. Whitby


YesNegotiations to find a legally binding way to strengthen the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC) of 1972 [1]are in danger of failing. The crisis was precipitated during the current round of talks, now in its final week in Geneva, when the US, alone amongst the negotiating States, rejected the text of a protocol that has taken six and a half years to negotiate

Topics: Biomedicine, Biological Weapons, Toxin Weapons, BTWC, Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention
Year: 2001
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Provided by: Bradford Scholars

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