Toxins As “Mass Casualty Weapons”

Hundreds of toxins are known. Because of difficulties in isolating sufficient quantities as well as problems with the distribution or ecological vulnerability, most toxins are better suited for assassinations as for the production of a mass attack of casualties. Only four toxins from the “US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)” considered highly dangerous substances: Toxin is often used loosely to refer to poisons, but it technically refers only…

September 3, 2018