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Resource ID: #25924
Subject: Bioterrorism
Source: Los Angeles Times
Affiliation: 
Date: July 8, 20, August 23, Sept. 12, 14, Oct. 23, Nov. 13, 15, Dec. 22, 2012

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The topic was bioterrorism and BioWatch, a critical civilian defense system that, it turns out, has never worked. The stories demonstrate how fear of terrorism—and U.S. officials' fear of appearing “soft” on terrorism—have saddled the country and taxpayers with a failed system. As the articles point out, the nation's decade-long commitment to BioWatch has come at the expense of other approaches to biodefense that hold more promise for saving lives.

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