Table 2.

Potential Candidates for Biological Weapons Development2 ,19 ,24

Bacteria
Bacillus anthracis(anthrax)
Brucella abortus, B melitensis, B suis
Burkholderia mallei, B pseudomallei
Clostridium botulinum (botulism)
Francisella tularensis(tularemia)
Yersinia pestis (plaque)
Viruses
Congo hemorrhagic fever
Eastern equine encephalitis
Ebola virus
Equine morbilli virus
Lassa fever virus
Marburg virus
Rift Valley fever virus
South American hemorrhagic fever
Tickborne encephalitis complex
Variola (smallpox)
Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus
Hantavirus
Yellow fever virus
Rickettsia
Coxiella burnetii (Q fever)
Rickettsia prowazekii (epidemic typhus)
Rickettsia rickettsii (Rocky Mountain spotted fever)
Fungi
Coccidioides immitis (coccidiodomycosis)
Toxins
Abrun
Aflatoxin
Botulinum toxins
C perfringens epsilon toxin
Conotoxin
Diacetoxyscirpenol
Ricin
Saxitoxin
Shiga toxin
Staphylococcal enterotoxin
Tetrodotoxin
T2 toxin
Microcystins