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Fort Detrick (military base)

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  • 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...
  • Cancer cluster not shown near Fort Detrick, says state

    Neighbors of Fort Detrick were not diagnosed with cancer in greater numbers than the broader population of Frederick County during the period for which data are available, state health officials told the community Monday. But local activists said the...
  • Scientists fault biodefense lab planning at Fort Detrick

    A panel of independent scientists has found flaws in the Army's planning to shield workers and the public from harm from a proposed biodefense laboratory at Fort Detrick in Frederick. The seven-member committee assembled by the National Academy of...
  • A death from cancer, and a search for answers

    A death from cancer, and a search for answers
    Randy White had just buried a daughter, dead at 30 with a brain tumor. Now his other daughter had been diagnosed with growths in her abdomen. When doctors told White in 2009 that their conditions were likely caused by something in their environment,...
  • Frontline's 'Anthrax Files' takes hard look at FBI role in suicide of Ft. Detrick scientist

    Frontline's 'Anthrax Files' takes hard look at FBI role in suicide of Ft. Detrick scientist
    Nobody does investigative journalism on TV like Public Television's "Frontline" -- nobody, and that includes "60 Minutes." And Tuesday night at 9, the venerable series revisits Ft. Detrick in Frederick, Maryland, and the case of anthrax researcher...
  • Military base expansion effort officially ends this week

    Military base expansion effort officially ends this week
    The restaurants around Fort Monmouth in New Jersey used to be packed. Now that lunchtime crowd gathers 150 miles to the southwest, in Aberdeen. Javier Rodriguez, who just relocated to Aberdeen Proving Ground last month, was struck by the familiar feeling...
  • Maryland's biotech pitch: We know the Feds

    Maryland's biotech pitch: We know the Feds
    In a conference room in downtown Baltimore, F. Blix Winston compared the Food and Drug Administration to a "slow-moving bulldog." "You don't want to get bitten," Winston, an expert on the federal regulation of medical devices, told a crowd of about 50...
  • NSA employee accused of leaking information sentenced to probation

    NSA employee accused of leaking information sentenced to probation
    Thomas Andrews Drake, the former NSA employee accused of felony espionage but convicted of a misdemeanor computer violation, was sentenced Friday in Baltimore's federal court to 240 hours of community service and one year's probation. It was an abrupt...
  • Q&A with fly-fishing expert Lefty Kreh

    Q&A with fly-fishing expert Lefty Kreh
    Lefty Kreh is to fly-fishing what James Naismith was to basketball and, perhaps, what Elvis was to rock 'n' roll. Not only is the now 87-year-old Kreh credited with helping invent the sport in the late 1940s, he later popularized it by writing more...
  • Commissioners OK veterans shuttle to Baltimore, Frederick

    The Board of County Commissioners this week approved creation of a shuttle bus service to transport veterans from two locations in Carroll County to Veterans Administration hospitals in Baltimore City and Frederick. The commissioners voted 4-0 on a...