CASE CLOSED … what really happened in the 2001 anthrax attacks?

Archive for May 20th, 2011

* In Lab Notebook (#4281) produced to DXer today by USAMRIID, Dr. Ivins’ colleague details alternative growth media used in 2000 experiment relating to storage and spore challenge concentration

Posted by DXer on May 20, 2011

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* Homeland Security: the threat of an attack using a biological agent is real … LMW: which makes it critical that local police and public health authorities, as well as the American public, know what really happened in the 2001 anthrax attacks. President Obama must insist that FBI Director Mueller tell the whole story.

Posted by DXer on May 20, 2011


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The Global Security Newswire reports (5/18/11) …

  • “The threat of an attack using a biological agent is real and requires that we remain vigilant.
  • A wide-area attack using aerosolized Bacillus anthracis, the bacteria that causes anthrax, is one of the most serious mass casualty biological threats facing the U.S.,” DHS chief medical officer Alexander Garza said during a May 12 hearing of the House Homeland Security emergency preparedness subcommittee.
    • “An anthrax attack could potentially encompass hundreds of square miles, expose hundreds of thousands of people, and cause illness, death, fear, societal disruption and economic damage,” Garza said. “
    • The key capacities to dealing with such a threat are
      • the ability to quickly identify the release of a biological agent
      • and then to deliver medical countermeasures to all potential victims before they display “clinical symptoms.”

read the entire article at … http://www.globalsecuritynewswire.org/gsn/nw_20110518_3088.php

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LMW COMMENT …

Which makes it critical that local police and public health authorities, as well as the American public, know what really happened in the 2001 anthrax attacks. President Obama must insist that FBI Director Mueller tell the whole story.

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