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  • Ivins case reignites debate on anthrax

    Bruce E. Ivins, the late microbiologist suspected in the 2001 anthrax attacks, had attempted to poison people, and his therapist said she was "scared to death" of him, according to court testimony that emerged yesterday. Social worker Jean C. Duley...
  • Hometown digging

    Barbara Weisenfelder didn't believe the FBI agents for one minute. They had told the director of this village's historical museum that they had come all the way from Washington to interview residents as part of an insurance fraud investigation. The...
  • DNA led FBI to anthrax researcher

    DNA taken from the bodies of people killed in the 2001 anthrax attacks helped lead investigators to Bruce Ivins, who oversaw the highly specific type of germ in an Army lab, a government scientist said yesterday. Using new genome technology,...
  • New technology may have aided FBI probe

    A new technology that can quickly distinguish between subtly different strains of anthrax might have been central to the FBI's investigation of the deadly anthrax letters that killed five people and sickened many more in the autumn of 2001. The FBI has...
  • Simulated Anthrax Attack Teaches Valuable Lessons

    Simulated Anthrax Attack Teaches Valuable Lessons
    Brenda Sanderson is at Northern York High School near Dillsburg to pick up medicine. She needs antibiotics to fight off a recent anthrax attack at polling places in Pennsylvania. Lucky for her, and for us, the scenario is all part of a drill. Sanderson...
  • Man Arrested in Newport Beach Anthrax Scare

    Man Arrested in Newport Beach Anthrax Scare
    NEWPORT BEACH -- A man has been arrested on suspicion of creating an anthrax scare that forced the evacuation of residents at an apartment complex in Newport Beach. The Newport Police Department responded to a vandalism report involving a vacant unit...
  • NYC Officials Drill For Possible Bioterror Attack

    NYC Officials Drill For Possible Bioterror Attack
    New York City officials are preparing themselves for a possible anthrax attack. The Department of Health conducted a drill Saturday to test the city's readiness to distribute antibiotics and vaccines to large numbers of New Yorkers at any given time....
  • U.S. targets bioweapons violators

    A top U.S. diplomat Monday accused Iraq, North Korea and three other countries of pursuing germ weapon programs, an unusually pointed diplomatic charge designed to put pressure on nations suspected of flouting an international ban on biological arms....
  • Bioterror defense still weak

    As evidence that the nation's public health system has begun to make profound changes to deal with bioterrorism, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention point to something seemingly trivial: Some physicians have called in to report...
  • How U.S. Fell Under the Spell of 'Curveball'

    The German intelligence officials responsible for one of the most important informants on Saddam Hussein's suspected weapons of mass destruction say that the Bush administration and the CIA repeatedly exaggerated his claims during the run-up to the war in...
  • Anthrax Suspected In State

    In a case that is baffling federal and state investigators, a 94-year-old Oxford woman was in critical condition Tuesday at Griffin Hospital in Derby after testing positive for the potentially deadly form of inhalation anthrax. FBI investigators and Gov....