Journal of Biosecurity, Biosafety and Biodefense Law
Editor-in-Chief: Sutton, Victoria
Ed. by Sherwin, Brie
1 Issue per year
In late 1949, vulnerability tests with simulants were started in response to the Report on Special [Biological Warfare (BW)] Operations which pointed out the U.S. susceptibility to [biological warfare] BW attack. The army considered these tests to be a necessary as a part of the research arm of the biological warfare program. This paper provides an overview and legal perspective regarding historical population testing in the United States.