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A year later, anthrax culprit still at large

October 4, 2002 In October 2001, less than a month after the Sept. 11 attacks in New York and Washington, another act of terrorism hit the United States. The weapon was anthrax, which ultimately killed five people along the East Coast, infected 13 and scared thousands into stockpiling antibiotics, buying gas masks and...

CDC recommends limits on use of smallpox vaccine

June 26, 2002 Unless a smallpox outbreak occurs, U.S. residents will not be allowed to receive the vaccine, according to a recent recommendation issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sources told Global Security Newswire this week. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson is now reviewing the proposed policy. The...

Pentagon wants extra $10 million for Northern Command

May 8, 2002 The Defense Department has included $10 million in its fiscal 2002 supplemental appropriations request to help set up the proposed Northern Command, Pentagon officials said Tuesday. The command would defend the United States and help civilian authorities respond to terrorist attacks involving weapons of mass destruction, the officials said. The...

Report cites improvements in weapons facilities’ security

May 2, 2002 The Energy Department and the National Nuclear Security Administration have made progress in improving security at U.S. nuclear weapons facilities, but there are still several issues of concern remaining, the General Accounting Office said in a report released this week. Energy and the NNSA have completed 65 percent of the...

Lawmakers weigh effectiveness of nuclear security agency

February 28, 2002 Congressional witnesses Tuesday debated the effectiveness of recent organizational efforts by the National Nuclear Security Administration. The NNSA has instituted several organizational measures to improve effectiveness and efficiency since a May 2001 report to Congress, NNSA Administrator John Gordon told the House Armed Services Special Oversight Panel on Department of...

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