The Sun is reporting that the Black Death may be an effective weapon in the War on Terror. The Black Death, aka Yersina Pestis, aka Bubonic Plague, has taken out several terrorists.
ANTI-TERROR bosses last night hailed their latest ally in the war on terror — the BLACK DEATH.
At least 40 al-Qaeda fanatics died horribly after being struck down with the disease that devastated Europe in the Middle Ages.The killer bug, also known as the plague, swept through insurgents training at a forest camp in Algeria, North Africa. It came to light when security forces found a body by a roadside….
One security source said: “This is the deadliest weapon yet in the war against terror. Most of the terrorists do not have the basic medical supplies needed to treat the disease. “It spreads quickly and kills within hours. This will be really worrying al-Qaeda.”
What’s the upshot of this? Some quick, basic observations:
- These groups lack the basic medical facilities to treat even the most basic diseases. Thus, they are more susceptible to ailments that can be treated with simple antibiotics.
- This will lead to further isolation of the leadership. No one wants to be responsible for killing their top brass.
- At this point, we don’t know if it was simply poor hygiene. This is a simple, but deadly, way to attack and leave no fingerprints.
- There is no doubt Yersinia Pestis has been weaponized. Whether it was used here…welll….
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