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5 July,

Experts warn of bioterrorism after pandemic

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Security experts from the Council of Europe on Monday warned that the global coronavirus outbreak may increase the use of biological weapons by terrorists in the future. 

"The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how vulnerable modern society is to viral infections and their reverberations," the council's Committee on Counter-Terrorism said in a statement, reported by the newspapers of Germany's Funke media group. 

There is no reason to believe that terrorist groups will forget lessons learned from this pandemic, the committee said. 

"The damage would be quick and potentially global," it added. 

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