Secretary Thompson and Mr. Fauci testified about recent cases of anthrax and threats to public safety. Among the issues they… read more
Secretary Thompson and Mr. Fauci testified about recent cases of anthrax and threats to public safety. Among the issues they addressed were heightened security measures in post offices around the country, the ability of public health services to respond to bioterrorism, vaccine research, and development plans related to biological weapons.
The hearing was held at the Health and Human Services building as House office buildings remained closed as officials conducted sweeps for anthrax contamination. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- William M. Egan Acting Director U.S. Food and Drug Administration->Office of Vaccine Research and Review
- Anthony S. Fauci M.D. Director National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
- Scott Lillibridge Coordinator Department of Health and Human Services->Anti-Bioterrorism
- Tommy Thompson Secretary Wisconsin
- Dennis Kucinich U.S. Representative [D] Ohio
- Thomas "Tom" Lantos U.S. Representative [D] California
- Adam Putnam U.S. Representative [R] Florida
- Bernard "Bernie" Sanders U.S. Representative [I] Vermont
- Christopher Shays U.S. Representative [R] Connecticut
- John Tierney U.S. Representative [D] Massachusetts
- Dave Weldon U.S. Representative [R] Florida
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