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"Engineered Doomsday." "Mutant Bird Flu." These may sound like the names of disaster movies, but they are headlines on recent news reports about experiments involving the H5N1 influenza virus. The H5N1 virus is known as a "bird flu" because it mainly...
A visitor would expect to see the latest weapons in the battle against heart disease or cancer at the new Rush University Medical Center. But the hospital — which will give the public a sneak preview Dec. 10 — is also stocked with an...
Dr. Ross Joseph Brechner, a mathematician turned ophthalmologist who abandoned private practice for a second career in public health, died Aug. 4 of heart disease at his Catonsville home. He was 71. "Ross was a fine ophthalmologist who changed careers...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWhen an armored vehicle escorting a military convoy clears out a roadside bomb or a soldier wipes his feet as he enters a tent to eat, sleep or relax, there’s a good chance that the equipment came from Letterkenny Army Depot north of Chambersburg....
On the edge of the Nebraska sand hills is Lake McConaughy, a 22-mile-long reservoir that in summer becomes a magnet for Winnebagos, fishermen and kite sailors. But officials here in Keith County, population 8,370, imagined this scene: an Al Qaeda...
Because of the Sept. 11 attacks 10 years ago, the Faulk County Courthouse and Faulkton Area Medical Center have first-rate video security systems, a detailed program has been put in place to handle disasters, and several fire departments in Faulk County...
SIOUX FALLS (AP) --- Sen. Tom Daschle, after visiting with workers at an anthrax-testing laboratory, said Thursday that fighting bioterrorism must become a national priority. A day earlier he visited the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.,...
Randy White had just buried a daughter, dead at 30 with a brain tumor. Now his other daughter had been diagnosed with growths in her abdomen. When doctors told White in 2009 that their conditions were likely caused by something in their environment,...
Special to the TribuneMichael Harvey's latest is an odd concoction of crime novel and government thriller — call it a crime novel plus. In this one, Harvey's signature main character, P.I. Michael Kelly, finds himself in the midst of a bio-terror event, one that has...
As local health departments nationwide strive to protect the public from new and infectious diseases, bioterrorism, natural disasters, and other public health threats, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has recognized...
Los Angeles TimesSynthetic nucleotides injected into monkeys can block the replication of Ebola and Marburg viruses, suggesting it eventually may be possible to protect humans against these deadly bioterrorism agents, researchers said Sunday. The monkeys get very sick,...
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