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Terrorist group Isis may be considering using Ebola as a suicide bio-weapon against the West, according to a military expert.

The virus is transmitted by direct contact with an infected person who is showing the symptoms – and it wouldn’t be difficult for fanatics to contract it then travel to countries they want to wreak havoc in, according to a military expert.

Capt. Al Shimkus, Ret., a Professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College, said that the strategy is entirely plausible.

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Terrorist group Isis may be considering using Ebola as a suicide bio-weapon against the West, according to a military expert

He told Forbes: ‘The individual exposed to the Ebola Virus would be the carrier. In the context of terrorist activity, it doesn’t take much sophistication to go to that next step to use a human being as a carrier.’

And Professor Anthony Glees, Director at Buckingham University’s Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies, agrees that the strategy might be considered.

Written by Ted Thornhill for MailOnline
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