Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 22nd, 2005
According to a court filing February 1, 2005, the authority granted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would allow the military to vaccinate U.S. forces for 6 months but not to punish people who refused. Defense officials say military forces are at heightened risk of anthrax attack.
The Defense Department first must get U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan to agree. "This step could take some time," a military...
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