Podcast

Article Out Loud - Smallpox - Still a Viable Bioterrorist Threat

By RICHARD SCHOEBERL, An Article Out Loud Flashback from the Domestic Preparedness Journal, November 28, 2012. 

Before passenger aircraft were hijacked and used as weapons, and bombs were smuggled inside underwear and shoes, such attacks may not have seemed likely to occur. Similarly, the reproduction and dispersal of the "eradicated" smallpox virus may seem to be an extremely small risk, but early planning is required to cope with what is still a potentially viable threat.

Narrated by Randy Vivian.