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Experts Concerned Risk Of Bioterrorism Increasing As Trump Administration Proposes Cuts To U.S. Funding To Defend Against Attacks

Foreign Policy: The Invisible Threat
“…[E]ven as more U.S. government officials and outside experts sound the alarm over the increasing risk of bioattacks, the funding for science needed to defend against such attacks is threatened. Many top scientific positions in the government that could help call attention to this threat remain open, and President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for 2018 would eliminate the only federal facility devoted to tracking and analyzing potential bioweapons agents including toxins, poisons, and viruses…” (McLaughlin, 9/21).

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