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The Common Flu -- Or Bioterrorism? Institute Of Human Virology Works On A Rapid Diagnostic Tool To Help Answer The Question

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September 3, 2002
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In the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks and subsequent Anthrax scares, scientific researchers worldwide are working to expand the ability to rapidly assess what poses a terrorism threat to the public at large. The Institute of Human Virology, in collaboration with the Walter Reed Army Institute for Research (WRAIR) and the University of Maryland School of Medicine, is working to develop diagnostic tools that can distinguish common flu-like viruses from biochemical warfare pathogens.

In the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks and subsequent Anthrax scares, scientific researchers worldwide are working to expand the ability to rapidly assess what poses a terrorism threat to the public at large. The Institute of Human Virology, in collaboration with the Walter Reed Army Institute for Research (WRAIR) and the University of Maryland School of Medicine, is working to develop diagnostic tools that can distinguish common flu-like viruses from biochemical warfare pathogens.


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Institute Of Human Virology. "The Common Flu -- Or Bioterrorism? Institute Of Human Virology Works On A Rapid Diagnostic Tool To Help Answer The Question." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 3 September 2002. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/09/020903071914.htm>.
Institute Of Human Virology. (2002, September 3). The Common Flu -- Or Bioterrorism? Institute Of Human Virology Works On A Rapid Diagnostic Tool To Help Answer The Question. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/09/020903071914.htm
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