COVID…19 is it an agent for Bioterrorism?


  • Sonali Kolhekar
  • Prerana Sawkharwade
  • Khushbo Meshram



COVID-19, Bioterrorism, United Nations Human Rights Council, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.


Biological weapons are referred to as a weapon of mass destruction including chemical, nuclear and
radiological Weapons as well.COVID-19 are an infectious disease caused by corona virus, which has recently
been discovered. Before the epidemic started in Wuhan, China, in December2019, this sort of new virus
and disease was unknown. Chemical and radiation terrorist attacks are early signs of a bioterrorism threat.
They have lodged a petition against China before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)
for suspected crimes against humanity by unleashing COVID-19 on the world, the London International
Council of Jurists and all the Indian Bar Association. The complaint lodged against the People’s Republic of
China, the people’s Liberation Army and the Virology Institute in Wuhan charged the novel COVID-19. The
health crisis in Covid-19 reminds us that, unlike nuclear or chemical weapons

Author Biographies

Sonali Kolhekar

Assistant Professor

Prerana Sawkharwade

Assistant Professor

Khushbo Meshram

Assistant Professor, Child Health Nursing, SRMMCON, Datta Meghe
Institute of Medical Science (DU), Sawangi (M) Wardha India



How to Cite

Sonali Kolhekar, Prerana Sawkharwade, & Khushbo Meshram. (2021). COVID…19 is it an agent for Bioterrorism?. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(2), 970-972.