Tag Archives: U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases

Safety matches security at renovated Fort Detrick lab

FREDERICK — Cutting-edge technology is matched by high-tech security at a newly renovated Army biodefense laboratory, officials said Wednesday during a tour of the research suite at Fort Detrick. Scientists working with the world’s deadliest pathogens are monitored by video ...

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Panel: No follow-up on anthrax suspect’s mental illness

HAGERSTOWN — A court-ordered panel of experts said Wednesday that security investigators failed to follow up on signs of mental illness that should have prevented the apparent perpetrator of the deadly 2001 anthrax attacks from working with anthrax at the ...

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