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S. Africa Scientist Rejects Bioweapons Allegations

A South African scientist who headed an apartheid-era biological weapons laboratory said on Tuesday many people had approached him to buy antiserums for killer diseases since the September 11 attacks. Daan Goosen said he had last year suggested cooperating with the U.S. government on biological weapons, but rejected allegations in the Washington Post this week that he tried to peddle his expertise to U.S. authorities for $5 million. The laboratory that Goosen used to head developed an array of weapons, including cigarettes laced with anthrax, chocolates and drinks containing toxins like botulism and salmonella, and untraceable poisons that could be applied to clothing and absorbed through the skin. He told Reuters that a few of the prospective buyers, who claimed to represent Germany and a friendly Arab country, also said they wanted to buy organisms like anthrax to test his products. Full Story

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