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Averting Our Gaze From Biowarfare: Pandemics and Self-fulfilling Prophecies

 

“Government regulators have no idea how often laboratories working with some of the world’s most dangerous viruses and bacteria are failing to fully kill vials of specimens before sending them to other researchers who lack critical gear to protect them against infection, according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office.” (9/21/16)

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What they do regularly in secret will shock you.

Accidents in Germ Labs and the Ebola Pandemic

More than 1,100 laboratory incidents involving bacteria, viruses and toxins that pose significant or bioterror risks to people and agriculture were reported to federal regulators during 2008 through 2012,

Ludwig said researchers at the facility will likely start out working on vaccines for filoviruses such as Ebola and Marburg, as well as new anthrax vaccines.

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The facility will have the capability to produce viruses in aerosolized form that would simulate a potential biological attack on the test animals.