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Anthrax Alarm Uncovers Response Flaws

Pentagon Procedures Baffled Other Agencies, Delaying Health Officials. The anthrax scare at the Pentagon this week exposed gaps between the military’s procedures in handling biohazards and those of the rest of the federal government, which could increase the threat to public health in the event of an actual contamination, health experts and federal and Virginia officials said yesterday. Health officials inside government and out said the Pentagon’s reliance on detection and response systems that are isolated from those at other federal agencies delayed Virginia health officials, the U.S. Postal Service and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in moving to protect the public from a possible biohazard in the mail. Full Story

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