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Experts Call Fungus Threat Poppycock

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Science  13 Oct 2000:
Vol. 290, Issue 5490, pp. 246
DOI: 10.1126/science.290.5490.246a

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CAMBRIDGE, U.K.-- A British documentary on how an opium fungus could become a bioweapon paints the scenario as plausible. But experts contacted by Science play down the threat.