New Study Questions Safety of Proposed Biodefense Laboratory

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Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010

By Martin Matishak

Global Security Newswire

Comment: This November 16 article should have stated that a calculation that there is a nearly 70 percent chance a pathogen could escape the planned Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas was made by a National Research Council panel based on data from a U.S. Homeland Security Department risk assessment. The NRC panel also estimated economic losses of between $9 billion and $50 billion from a postulated foot-and-mouth disease outbreak. More

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