Spilled smallpox, missing SARS, and rogue scientists with mutant H1N1. If you’re not scared, you should be.
In every one of the dozens of bioterrorism meetings I have attended over the last three decades, experts have stated unequivocally that the worst-case outbreak scenario would be smallpox in the hands of bad guys. And the most alarming other microbial possibilities that follow? Well, anthrax was always somewhere in the top five.