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Wild animals could be used as bioterrorist weapons to spread infectious diseases such as monkeypox, which can be fatal for humans, or avian paramyxovirus, a disease carried by exotic birds that can spread to poultry.
More than three dozen people in three Midwestern states are suspected of having monkeypox, and some have been quarantined in their homes to stop it from spreading.
The United States experienced a monkeypox outbreak in 2003.
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