Pros And Cons Of Biological And Chemical Weapons

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Biological and chemical weapons have played a big part in society especially in wars. They were used throughout the World over and over again. They have killed millions of people and harmed much more.These weapons kill uncontrollably and cannot be contained. Weapons like this should not be allowed. They played a big role in wars and in history. Although Biological and chemical weapons have been used for thousands of years, they should not be used during war due to the mass devastation. Biological Warfare (BW) also known as germ warfare is the use of biological toxins or infectious agents such as bacteria, Viruses, and fungi with the intent of bill or incapacitate humans, Animals or plants as on act of war. Biological warfare, as defined by the United Nations, is the use of any living organism or an infective component ( such as toxin) to cause disease or death in human, animals, or plants. The us of biological weapons have been around for a very long time. Infected biological weapons have been around for more than two thousand years. The earlies physical evidence of chemical warfare is in Ancient Rome in the city of Dura-Europos( present day Syria). Biological Warfare has been around since the sixth century BC. The first time chemical weapons were ever used was in 1914 when World War 1…show more content…
They have been used to kill people and effect there way of living. The toxins and agents have also been modified to better the chance of killing the opposing enemy. Now that we have all the technology we need we can now modify the way deseas move. We can now make them airborne which means that they can fly around loosely in the air for far spread effect on the enemy. They can make it to where it affects your moving abilities, It can affect your lungs and skin. They can damage your eyes. They all affect you in a bad way and they usually spread to people who were never involved in the conflict in the first

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