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Md. Panel Suggests Licensing Of Biolabs

Maryland should consider registering and licensing certain biological laboratories that handle deadly pathogens not lethal enough to be considered potential biological weapons, a state workgroup suggested Friday.

11/01/2013

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Md. Army Biolab Reports Flaws In Safety Suits

An Army laboratory says a maker of biological safety suits is redesigning the outfits after workers at Fort Detrick reported an increase in potential exposures to some of the world’s deadliest pathogens.

03/29/2013

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Md. Panel On Biolab Safety Will Hold First Meeting In Baltimore

A state work group on private laboratories that handle dangerous pathogens is holding its first meeting at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in Baltimore.

10/02/2012

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Md. Creates Panel To Consider Biolab Oversight

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is convening a panel to consider possible state oversight of private laboratories that handle hazardous materials

09/18/2012

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Army Drops Plan For Md. Animal Biodefense Lab

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.

03/21/2012