The Army says it is dropping plans for a high-security animal laboratory at Fort Detrick in Frederick that would have been used for public and private research on some of the world’s deadliest pathogens.
Military medical experts at Fort Detrick are marking progress against an enemy most of us have encountered: the common cold. On Monday, Assistant Defense Secretary Jonathan Woodson will join Army medical researchers in celebrating the licensing and fielding of a vaccine against adenovirus types 4 and 7.
A 2009 federal study that concluded groundwater contamination from Fort Detrick was unlikely to have harmful health effects was flawed, a national scientific panel said Monday, prompting two U.S. senators to demand a faster cleanup of the Superfund site in Frederick.
Fort Detrick officials say they are planning to modernize and decentralize the aging network of steel steam pipes that snake across the post.
Maryland environmental officials are investigating following the discovery of elevated levels of cadmium from a municipal waste incinerator at Fort Detrick.
Fort Detrick is reporting a sewage spill along the Monocacy River in Frederick.
An Army contractor says groundwater beneath a former dump site at Fort Detrick in Frederick continues to show high levels of toxic chemicals.
Fort Detrick officials say tests are being conducted after workers noticed an odor coming from a monitoring well being installed at a landfill.
A group of scientists casts doubt on FBI conclusions about the 2001 anthrax attacks.
The National Academy of Sciences says the Army should do a more thorough job of assessing the risks of a planned biodefense animal laboratory at Fort Detrick in Frederick.
An Army medical facility in Silver Spring is inviting its neighbors to learn more about its mission.
Maryland’s public health agency says a nearly 18-month cancer investigation has produced enough statistically significant results to warrant continued monitoring in neighborhoods around Fort Detrick in Frederick.