The Obama Administration opposes a proposed independent probe by the Inspector General of the anthrax-laced letter attacks, arguing that it would "undermine public confidence” in a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of the attacks “and unfairly cast doubt on its conclusions.” 

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Worry Spreads Over G.I. Drug Side Effects Sun, 13 Feb 2005 Lariam, an anti-malaria drug developed by the US military. According to the Associated Press report (below) a review by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs found 34 articles in medical journals about patients who took Lariam and became paranoid, psychotic or behaved strangely. Yet, Lariam…

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European perspective: Bird Flu–BBC Panoarama / German skeptics / Rumsfeld Tamiflu stock $5 to $25 million Sat, 5 Nov 2005 As the media continues its senstional coverage of the “Bird Flu pandemic”, healthy skeptics are examining the evidence. Two European examinations–The BBC Panorama will air a program, Lessons from Vietnam, that interviewed healthcare workers and…

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Fuzzy ethics of nonlethal chemical weapons_Christian Science Monitor Sun, 16 Feb 2003 ON February 5, Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld and General Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the House Armed Services Committee the US was prepared to use chemical incapacitants in a war with Iraq. (An audio of the testimony is on…

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Senator Jeff Bingaman resolution: Review military vaccine program Thu, 4 Dec 2003 After months of denial, on Nov. 19, the Pentagon acknowledged that multiple vaccines may have caused the death of Army nurse Rachael Lacy, who died in April after receiving shots for anthrax, smallpox and three other diseases. Critics have noted a growing number…

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Time to put drug giants on trial – Scotsman (UK) Fri, 20 Jun 2003 The UK media-including BBC, the Guardian, the Scotsman, the London Times, and others–have been informing the British public about the hidden health hazards underlying the industry-controlled drug approval and drug marketing process. Current practices have led doctors to prescribe drugs– to…

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Fortune Magazine confirms our report (October) that  "The prospect of a bird flu outbreak may be panicking people around the globe, but it’s proving to be very good news for Defense Secretary."

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FDA Condones False Advertising about anthrax vaccine Thu, 9 Dec 2004 The FDA and the Pentagon are flagrantly violating the law and a U.S. Court ruling. On October 27, 2004, a US Court ordered the Pentagon to suspend its forced anthrax vaccination of military personnel, and the Court ordered the FDA to “follow the law…

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GAO Report critical of anthrax vaccine. October 23, 2002 The 1998 Defense Department anthrax vaccine policy that required military personnel to be vaccinated against their will has had serious fall out. First, far greater health related problems resulted than had been acknowledged until now, and, we learn, that policy has led experienced pilots to leave…

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