The genetic engineering genie is out of the bottle
The next pandemic could be bioengineered in someone’s garage using cheap technology. With COVID-19 bringing Western economies to their knees, all the world’s dictators now know that pathogens can be as destructive as nuclear missiles. What’s even more worrying is that it no longer takes a sprawling government lab to engineer a virus. Vivek Wadhwa contemplates the future dangers of genetic engineering for Foreign Policy.
From Foreign Policy