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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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U.S. Seeks Dismissal Of Fort Detrick Pollution Suit

The federal government asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a developer’s lawsuit alleging that groundwater pollution from Fort Detrick in Frederick reduced the value of private land next door.

07/31/2014

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Completion Of Army Bio Lab Delayed To 2017

The Army Corps of Engineers says completion of the Army’s new flagship biodefense laboratory building at Fort Detrick in Frederick has been pushed back two years to 2017.

05/14/2014

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Md. Developer Sues Army, Alleging Water Pollution

A Frederick developer is suing the Army for alleged groundwater pollution on private property next to Fort Detrick.

05/13/2014

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Report On Army Lab Fire In Md. Proposes Safeguards

The Army Corps of Engineers is recommending safeguards after a fire caused $10 million in damage to an unfinished laboratory building at Fort Detrick in Frederick.

03/17/2014

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