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'Russia planned to use monkeypox as a Bio-weapon'
East Coast Daily | 21/05/2022 08:33 PM | Click to read full article
In a recently uncovered 1998 interview with the American Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Project (CBWNP), Kanat Alibekov stated that the Soviet government had a program to deploy viruses as weapons.
‘As a result, we created unique software to decide which ‘model viruses might be employed instead of human smallpox. We used vaccinia virus, mousepox virus, rabbitpox virus, and monkeypox virus as smallpox models’.