5/27/15 National nightly news silent about “Pentagon accidently shipping live anthrax over the course of a year”: headlines collection at http://www.1stheadlines.com/terrorism.htm
...The material in question was prepared at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, as part of... a "routine" research process...then sent out to Defense Department and commercial labs in nine states between March 2014 and March 2015...over the course of a year”..asked how many of the states sent anthrax received live samples, the defense official said “out of an abundance of caution, it is safe to assume it’s all live."...The states that received the shipments are: Texas, Maryland, Wisconsin, Delaware, New Jersey, Tennessee, New York, California and Virginia.
digest: conflates US client state S.Korea with US enemy North Korea
Pentagon Sent Live Anthrax to Korea
Anthrax remains an attractive biological agent because of its infectiousness, its stability in the spore form, the respiratory route of aerosol infection, and the high mortality of inhalation anthrax...During World War II, American, British and Canadian laboratories began developing biological weapons, especially anthrax. By 1944, the Allies had developed thousands of anthrax bombs...Following World War II, the Americans and British continued to research anthrax and its potential for biological warfare, with the American program, which started in 1942, was centered at Fort Detrick, Maryland. Anthrax was known as Agent N....
Pentagon accidentally sent live anthrax... meant to send dead or inactivated spores, but believes there is no risk to the public spokesman says
Spencer Ackerman 27 May 2015 16.20 EDT Last modified 17.36 EDT