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Times Staff WriterA second Florida man has been exposed to the rare and extremely deadly anthrax bacterium, and U.S. officials said Monday that they were vigorously investigating the incident as a potential criminal act. One law enforcement source said they are...
Tribune science reporterAs concern mounts over the need to prepare for biological attack from terrorists, the U.S. anthrax vaccine program is in disarray and production of new smallpox vaccine is years away. However, scientists say that biological weapons are hard to handle,...
Washington BureauPresident Bush's threat to veto anti-terrorism spending beyond the $40 billion that Congress has already approved set Democrats and Republicans on a collision course Wednesday that could sink an economic stimulus package. The confrontation will be played...
Tags: Employees, Health Insurance, Robert Byrd, White House, Elections
Sun StaffFederal investigators examined records and pesticide supply sources yesterday at small airports in Maryland and across the nation, because of concerns that crop-dusting aircraft could be used in a chemical or biological attack. Attorney General John...
Tags: Entertainment, Gaming, Laurel, John Ashcroft, Travel
Special to the TribuneAs evidence mounted suggesting an intentional release of anthrax spores in a Florida office building, the FBI took over investigation of what had previously been a medical mystery. Days after a photo editor for a tabloid newspaper died of anthrax,...
Tags: Employees, Entertainment, Science, Gaming, Anthrax
Washington BureauResuming work on a day of unusual tension on Capitol Hill, the House voted 419-0 Tuesday to make bioterrorism a federal crime. As Congress grappled with anthrax contamination at four sites within the Capitol campus, there was a special sense of urgency...
Washington BureauAnthrax has been detected on a machine that opens letters bound for the White House, officials announced Tuesday, bringing the bioterrorism scare closer to another symbol of American power. No one at the White House has tested positive for exposure to...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - Saying "the game is over" for Saddam Hussein, President Bush challenged the United Nations Security Council yesterday to enforce its demand that Iraq disarm. One day after Secretary of State Colin L. Powell presented a detailed indictment of...
Tags: Iraq, Executive Branch, Russia, Defense, White House
Associated PressSenators on Thursday proposed spending more than $3 billion to combat bioterrorism amid cries that the United States is woefully unprepared for such an attack. The Bush administration supported the concept but balked at the cost. Meanwhile, Health and...
Tribune political reporterEven as President Bush assailed Sen. John Kerry's campaign for resorting to "old-style scare tactics" in warning of Social Security benefit cuts and a military draft, Vice President Dick Cheney questioned Tuesday whether Kerry could deal with the threat...
Tribune staff reporterThe nation's public health system, typically swamped during the cold and flu season, is bracing for an influx of jittery patients who have influenza-like symptoms but want to be tested for anthrax. Though Illinois has no reported incidents of anthrax...
Times Staff WritersAt a laboratory in northern Arizona, microbiologist Paul Keim toiled over the pedigree of the anthrax spores that killed three people and shook the U.S. capital to its roots. At Ft. Detrick, Md., Army germ warfare specialists struggled with another...
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