Rebels in Sudan this week seized a major biolab containing samples of polio, cholera, and measles, prompting a warning from the World Health Organization—and begging a question: Who puts a biolab in a failed state like Sudan?
Two members of congressional intelligence committees are warning Americans that information gathered from DNA testing services could be used to develop bioweapons targeting specific ethnic groups, or even individuals.Continue Reading
Monkeypox is in the news this week, but there’s no need to panic. It does not spread easily between humans; the confirmed cases appear linked to intimate contact between men who attended a pair of raves in Spain and Belgium.Continue Reading
President Biden said Saturday that Vladimir Putin “cannot remain in power.” White House officials immediately began walking that back, claiming that Biden meant to prepare the world for extended conflict in Ukraine—something that’s not good news for Ukrainians or the world.Continue Reading