Gap Fill - Bio-terrorism - Level 6


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The former of Microsoft, Bill Gates, has warned that the world could be in danger from bio-terrorism. He said the world could face a from a virus made by terrorists that could kill 30 million people in than a year. Mr Gates, the person in the world, was speaking at the Munich Security Conference in Germany. He said there was a "" chance that a bio-terrorist could act in the 10 to 15 years. He added that world leaders are not prepared for an attack. He expressed his surprise that very few leaders were even aware of it. He asked for global "health security" to become a major of government discussions and .

Mr Gates explained that: "The next epidemic has a good of originating on a computer ." He said a genetically engineered virus was to make and could kill more people than weapons, but no country on Earth is for this threat. He asked governments, "to prepare for these in the same way we prepare for war". Gates asked governments to start "germ games" to prepare for a bio-terrorist attack, like many countries engage in war games. He said we needed better to spot outbreaks early, and systems to quickly develop vaccines - within weeks than years. "We need a new arsenal of weapons, anti-viral drugs, antibodies, vaccines and new ," he said.

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