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Report: Laboratories Unprepared for Chemical Attack

July 31, 2003
by David McGlinchey
GovExec

U.S. laboratories are not prepared to analyze or respond to a chemical weapons attack, the Association of Public Health Laboratories announced today...Last month, the Trust for America’s Health released a similar report that said the U.S. public health system was “woefully unprepared” to deal with a terrorist attack. That report faulted the analytical capacity of U.S. laboratories.

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