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Biohazard is a shorthand term for "biological hazard". It refers to biological substances that pose a threat to (primarily) human beings. This can include medical waste, samples of a virus or bacterium that can affect humans, and so forth. It is generally used as a warning, so that those potentially exposed to the substances will know to take precautions.

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