Don’t read this article if you’re the fearful type as this article appearing on the www.aspistrategist.org.au website will give you bad dreams. It points out that both state sposored and non-state sponsored actors could relatively easily use a biosecurity incident to disrupt a national economy. If you’re looking for an example of this you need look no further than the recent ‘needle in a strawberry’ atttack to see how it plays out both economically and personally.
Though this article is set against an Australian backdrop its points are just as relative to us in New Zealand. Read the full article at https://www.aspistrategist.org.au/rethinking-biosecurity-in-australia/