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NIH’s security firm settles job bias claim for $1.6M (access required)

The National Institutes of Health’s security firm has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle a federal agency’s claim that it systematically harassed, discriminated and retaliated against employees born in Africa. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged MVM Inc. ...

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NIH security force faced national-origin bias, EEOC claims (access required)

The National Institutes of Health’s security firm systematically harassed and discriminated against employees born in Africa, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt. Since 2013, MVM Inc. has subjected ...

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American who contracted Ebola arrives at NIH

BETHESDA — An American healthcare worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit arrived safely at the National Institutes of Health’s hospital in Maryland, officials announced early Friday. The patient’s condition was still being evaluated after ...

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NIH sends Ebola-exposed doctor home

(AP) An American doctor exposed to the Ebola virus after a needle stick in Sierra Leone has been released from isolation and sent home. The doctor had been kept in isolation at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda since ...

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NIH picks PharmAthene for vaccine

PharmAthene Inc., an Annapolis-based biodefense company, has been awarded a federal contract to develop an anthrax vaccine, worth a possible $28.1 million, the company announced this week. The contract came from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part ...

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