Researchers deny Indian 'biowarfare' test
The project was cancelled by the Indian government in 1975 after researchers there claimed that its real purpose was to study the logistics of using yellow fever as a biowarfare agent.
But the European and US researchers have always strenuously denied the allegations, insisting that their aim was to eradicate the mosquito population, which transmits dangerous diseases such as dengue fever.
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Reference: Nature 419, 867 (2002)