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Bioterror expert criticizes CDC, NIH for poor communication

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health must drastically revamp the way they do business if they are to best utilize the record amounts of funds being poured into their bioterrorism programs, one of the nation’s leading bioterrorism scholars said Wednesday. Both the CDC and the NIH need to dramatically improve their communications with outside doctors and scientists–and key government officials–to best protect the United States from any biological attacks, Tara O’Toole, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies, told Global Security Newswire. Full Story

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