Germ warfare - Livestock disease, public health and the militaryindustrial complex

by GRAIN | 18 Jan 2008

Animal diseases that threaten human health - the global reaction by governments to this is plagued by three key problems: information (a lack of transparency and poor media coverage); privatisation (of viruses, vaccines and related materials and technologies for commercial purposes); and military use (the growing intrinsic connection between health research and development and military use).

Author: GRAIN