The genetic engineering genie is out of the bottle | Curio

The genetic engineering genie is out of the bottle

10 mins | Sep 19, 2020

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.

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