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...biological weapons took new forms. Before the 17th century, the most common way of inflicting disease on the enemy... ? Bioweapons Introduction Bioweapons, or more generally biological warfare, are a pressing concern today because of the extent of destruction that can arise due to the mere use of these weapons. Biological warfare or a bioweapon is defined to be the deliberate employment of microbes to attack and affect military forces, civil populations, crops and livestock. (Satpathy 9) So, biological weapons are living organisms (mostly viruses) that attack the host and reproduce and replicate in the body of the host till they kill it. Biological weapons are dangerous because of the strategic advantage ...