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Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010

Report: Agent Orange used outside of Fort Detrick
Army officials are just beginning to grapple with this issue, scientist says
by Katherine Heerbrandt | Staff Writer

Army officials are ‘just beginning to grapple with this issue,' scientist says
A 2006 report to the U.S. Department of Defense reveals that Fort Detrick played a primary role in developing herbicides for military operations, the extent of...


Statement from the Kristen Renee Foundation:

"The Kristen Renee Foundation fights for the Frederick Community!  After urging the Health Department to probe into what is believed to be a cancer cluster in the Frederick area, The Kristen Renee Foundation is continuing its fight to prove that the vast amounts of cancer found in and around the Fort Detrick area is linked to irresponsible actions by Fort Detrick. The community was exposed to toxins, pesticides and Agent Orange without their...


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By ROBY CHAVEZ/myfoxdc

FREDERICK, Md. - It was an angry and swift reaction to the first numbers by the Maryland Department of Health's study to determine if there is a cancer cluster in Frederick. Officials say this initial study doesn't show it.



By Megan Eckstein

A lab worker who recently left the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases showed "markedly high levels of antibody to Venezuelan equine encephalitis," according to a report USAMRIID has submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The employee was not sick and did not display any VEE symptoms, but the elevated antibody levels indicate exposure to the disease...


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