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The bill provides increases for the CDC, DHS, and FDA and funds for pandemic readiness.
The source of the spores that severly sickened a Florida man in 2011 was never discovered.
Discovery of the first new botulinum toxin in 40 years is coupled with withholding key data for security reasons.
GAO (US Government Accountability Office). Efforts to address the medical needs of children in a chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear incident. GAO-13-438. Apr 30, 2013
GAO (US Government Accountability Office). High-containment laboratories: assessment of the nation's need is missing. GAO-13-466R. Posted Mar 25, 2013 (but dated Feb 25)
Gutman A. Safeguarding children--pediatric research on medical countermeasures. (Perspective) N Engl J Med 2013 Mar 28;368:1171-3
IOM. Technologies to enable autonomous detection for BioWatch: ensuring timely and accurate information for public health officials: workshop summary. Natl Academic Press 2014 (published online Jan 8)
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