Biological Threats as Emerging Challenges in Modern Military Biodefense


  • Mayor Ckm dr. Nizamuddin Ubaidillah, Sp.JP (K) FIHA Head of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Dustira Army Hospital


Biological Threats, Emerging Challenges, Modern Military, Biodefense


A biological threat refers to an infectious disease with the potential to spread and cause an outbreak. The challenges posed by rapidly changing and increasingly complex biological threats became apparent after the global COVID-19 pandemic, leading to a decline in the preparedness of nations and sluggish responses. Despite the potential severity of casualties, military readiness should be the first line of defense, emphasizing deep prevention. The role of the military in overcoming threats becomes an urgency that cannot be avoided and must be an integral part of the handling of biological threats nationally.


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How to Cite

Ubaidillah, N. . (2024). Biological Threats as Emerging Challenges in Modern Military Biodefense. ASEAN Journal of Military and Preventive Medicine, 1(1), 51–56. Retrieved from