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Nation unready for germ attacks

The nation is woefully unprepared to respond to a bioterrorism attack despite a $20 billion government investment in bioterrorism preparedness since 2001, according to top government and public health officials and members of Congress.”We’re almost four years after 9/11, and we’ve made maybe six months’ worth of progress,” says Irwin Redlener of Columbia University’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness. Redlener says the programs could be run more effectively. “We’re wasting billions and billions of dollars,” he says.Full Story

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