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State, Federal Officials Take Part in Durham Bioterrorism Drill

Posted July 11, 2007

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— Bioterrorism is getting the attention of health officials in Durham County.

Federal, state and local agencies are working Wednesday on a large-scale disaster drill inside Shepard Magnet Middle School.

The exercise is designed to test the county's ability to receive and dispense medicine and supplies throughout the community in a bioterror emergency.

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  • PikeMom Jul 11, 2007

    Bioterrorism is getting the attention of health officials in Durham County.

    How about a little Biothuggism.

  • Pelias Jul 11, 2007

    That headline had some typos in it...I fixed it:

    "State, Federal Officials Take Part in Durham Drive-By Shooting, Robbery, and Murder Drill"

  • Brick Tamland Jul 11, 2007

    Well, Durham is a big cesspool, so it fits.