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Sep 16, 2015

Sep 16, 2015

News Scan for Sep 16, 2015

Two new Saudi MERS cases
More cuke-linked Salmonella
Persistence of anthrax spores

Oct 22, 2013

Oct 22, 2013

News Scan for Oct 22, 2013

Korean bioweapon surveillance
HPV vaccine and cervical defects

Feb 29, 2008

Feb 29, 2008

Judge dismisses suit to limit DoD anthrax vaccinations

(CIDRAP News) – A federal district judge has dismissed a lawsuit aiming to stop the Pentagon's mandatory anthrax vaccination program for troops serving in some areas overseas, the Associated Press (AP) reported today.

Judge Rosemary M. Collyer in Washington, DC, said the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) acted appropriately when it determined the vaccine was safe and approved its use, according to the AP.

Oct 19, 2006

Oct 19, 2006

Pentagon to resume mandatory anthrax shots for some

(CIDRAP News) – The Pentagon announced this week that it will resume, after a 2-year hiatus, mandatory anthrax vaccination for troops and other personnel stationed in the Middle East and South Korea.

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