US military intelligence is evaluating the possibility of using COVID-19 as a weapon.
One of the interlocutors of journalists said that the virus is easy to use for a biological attack. It is enough to throw the infected person in the “right place”, and then spread the virus naturally.
“COVID-19 is very accessible from the point of view of bioterrorism,” commented Andy Weber, a former assistant to the Pentagon’s chief for nuclear, chemical and biological defense.
“The virus can be used for a biological attack even in its original form,” says Weber.
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He also emphasized that with an “advanced biological weapons program”, the characteristics of the SARS-CoV-2 virus can be easily changed.