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Panama Hopeful US Will Finally Clean Up Chemical Weapons Left From WWII

Staff Writer | | October 9, 2013

Panama and the United States are locked in a dispute over unexploded chemical weapons US soldiers left on an island of the Central American country over 60 years ago, now in the way of a major canal expansion project. Read More »

Veterans Win Mixed Ruling On Exposure To Chemicals

Bob Egelko | SFGate | July 25, 2013

Thousands of military veterans who were exposed to chemicals during decades of secret weapons testing are entitled to up-to-date government information about possible health hazards but can't get government-funded health care outside the Department of Veterans Affairs system, a federal judge in Oakland has ruled. Read More »

Worse Than Ebola: U.S. Not Preparing for the Next Bio-Threat

Maggie Fox | NBC News | May 1, 2017

The U.S. government is slacking off on preparing for the next big pandemic or biological terrorism attack and is not only endangering its citizens but also missing out on a great opportunity to score political points, experts said Monday. Protecting the United States from the next pandemic of killer flu, or from a bioterrorist strike, is something Republicans and Democrats can easily agree on, a top congressional appropriator told a biodefense panel...

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