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Latest Alabama news, sports, business and entertainment: THANKSGIVING TRAFFIC CRACKDOWN Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee team up for traffic crack down MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Those who are driving in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee...
Sun StaffThey gathered around a hotel conference table in Howard County, planning for what might be Maryland's worst public health crisis. The public health and safety experts spun a shocking scenario arising from the threat of an avian flu pandemic from Asia:...
Sun StaffThe flu season that arrives each fall kills an average of 36,000 people in the United States alone. Far deadlier are worldwide outbreaks, called pandemics, that periodically sweep through human populations. Over the past 300 years, there have been 10...
Daily Press Librarian Tracy Sorensen and Reporter Bob Evans amassed hundreds of documents and records about the anthrax vaccine to help answer your questions about the safety and effectiveness of the drug. The Pentagon says the vaccine is safe. What does...
247-4758In a two-year span, the nation's only licensed anthrax vaccine maker went from pleading poverty to announcing $100 million in acquisitions, including other pharmaceutical companies and a new manufacturing plant near Washington, D.C. It's a pattern that's...
Sun StaffFire Lt. Randall Owens keeps one in the locker at his Rockville station and another in the master bathroom of his Frederick County home. His are two of the 7,000 "bio-packs" of anthrax antidotes given to 3,500 Montgomery County firefighters and police...
The SwampFarmer Robert Dodd displays some of his tomato crop at his farm in Hanover County, Va., June 13, 2008. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) by Stephen J. Hedges The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken its hits this week for......
The Swampby Mark Silva President Bush has fessed up some of his mistakes, several in fact, in his final press conference. But Vice President Dick Cheney is sticking to his story: The only mistake he can think of, in an interview......
Tribune science reporterAs evidence that the nation's public health system has begun to make profound changes to deal with bioterrorism, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention point to something seemingly trivial: Some physicians have called in to report...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterA top U.S. diplomat Monday accused Iraq, North Korea and three other countries of pursuing germ weapon programs, an unusually pointed diplomatic charge designed to put pressure on nations suspected of flouting an international ban on biological arms....
Tags: Defense, U.S. Department of State, Politics, Iraq, Weaponry
AMERICANS should react to the possibility of terrorism by anthrax spore as they have to such dangers as cancer from the sun and death on the highways - by proceeding with caution, even extreme caution, but not with panic. A handful of incidents,...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - The Johns Hopkins doctor who decades ago led the worldwide effort to wipe out smallpox is wasting no time trying to inoculate the nation against a bioterrorist attack. Recently asked by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G....
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