On April 5, Atlantic Council senior vice president and Scowcroft Center director Barry Pavel was quoted in a Vox article titled, “Why experts are terrified of a human-made pandemic — and what we can do to stop it.” Pavel warns that acts of bioterrorism will become more frequent as technology progresses and barriers to entry decrease.

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