Published in Food and Drug Law Weekly, October 8th, 2004
The money will be given to the state Department of Public Health, which will distribute funding to local agencies responsible for responding to bioterrorist attacks and other public health emergencies such as anthrax poisoning or outbreaks of the SARS virus.
"Bioterrorism is an immediate threat to us," U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd, D-Connecticut, said September 16, 2004, while announcing the funding. "We've got to have people well trained and able to react quickly, and local government cannot do this alone. But...
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