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  • FBI's genetic tests didn't nail anthrax killer, GAO says

    WASHINGTON For a second time in three years, an inquiry cast doubt Friday on the FBI's assertion that genetic testing had cinched its conclusion that a now-dead Army bioweapons researcher mailed anthrax-laced letters that killed five people and terrorized the East Coast in 2001.
  • Marylanders among 'superstars' of federal Ebola fight

    Marylanders among 'superstars' of federal Ebola fight
    Dr. Lance Plyler was desperate. It was late July, and two of his American relief workers in Liberia were showing worsening symptoms of Ebola. Believing he couldn't handle such "dire circumstances" alone, the medical director for Samaritan's Purse turned...

    Aberdeen Proving Ground-based laboratory unit deploying to Liberia for Ebola testing

    Aberdeen Proving Ground-based laboratory unit deploying to Liberia for Ebola testing
    A team of scientists based at Aberdeen Proving Ground has in the past conducted lab work to protect Army soldiers from chemical and biological weapons, harmful pollution — even insect infestations. But its next deployment isn't in a traditional...

    Fort Eustis soldiers train for Ebola mission

    Fort Eustis soldiers train for Ebola mission
    About 60 soldiers from Fort Eustis are soon headed to West Africa to provide logistical support for the ongoing efforts to stem the Ebola outbreak. While there, they are not expected to come in contact with patients or the virus. On Wednesday, however,...

    Error in Dallas may have exposed others to Ebola, CDC chief says

    The misstep that allowed a Texas nurse to contract Ebola while treating a patient may have exposed others to the virus, the nation’s leading healthcare official said Monday as experts stepped up scrutiny of medical workers at the hospital where...