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Fort Detrick

$750M Lawsuit Claims Army Recklessly Handled Toxins Which Killed People In Md.

A group of people battling cancer in Frederick, who lost loved ones, are suing Fort Detrick for $750 million.

08/21/2015

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Plaintiffs Seek $750 Million In Fort Detrick Pollution Suit

Critics of Fort Detrick in Frederick have filed a wrongful death lawsuit seeking $750 million for injuries they say were caused by the Army’s reckless handling of chemical and biological toxins.

08/19/2015

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Army To Close Much Of Trail Near Old Military Landfill

The Army says it will close a large portion of a popular Silver Spring running trail near an old military landfill.

08/11/2015

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New Commander Coming To Army’s Flagship Biodefense Lab

The Army’s flagship biodefense laboratory at Fort Detrick in Frederick is getting a new commander and a new focus.

08/10/2015

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Army Denies 106 Claims That Fort Detrick Caused Illness

The Army is denying more than 100 claims that chemical compounds buried or tested at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland, caused illness among people living nearby.

03/03/2015

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Army Biodefense Lab Mishaps Potentially Exposed Md. Workers

Two accidents at the Army’s flagship biodefense laboratory potentially exposed nine workers to harmful biological agents in the last two years, according to occupational hazard reports.

01/05/2015

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Fort Detrick To Run Criminal Checks On Visitors

Fort Detrick says it will run criminal background checks on visitors under new security measures the U.S. military is implementing at all its bases.

12/09/2014

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FDA OKs Army’s Diagnostic Tool For Skin Disease

Army scientists at Fort Detrick are hailing the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a tool they helped develop for rapidly diagnosing a disfiguring skin disease caused by sand fly bites in the Middle East.

11/14/2014

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New Data Shows No Fort Detrick Cancer Clusters

Public health officials say an updated study shows no statistically significant evidence of cancer clusters within 2 miles of Fort Detrick in Frederick.

09/25/2014

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Fort Detrick Lab To Study Ebola Treatment

Researchers at the Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) at Fort Detrick are planning a study on an experimental drug that was given to two American aid workers to treat the Ebola virus.

08/14/2014

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Army Extends Comment Period In Md. Trail Dispute

The Army Corps of Engineers is giving people more time to comment on a disputed plan to fence off part of a popular Silver Spring running trail near an old Army landfill.

08/01/2014

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Fort Detrick Holds Anti-Terrorism Awareness Month

Law enforcement and Army officials at Fort Detrick are working to raise awareness about terrorism threats.

08/01/2014

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