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State, Federal Officials Take Part in Durham Bioterrorism Drill

Posted July 11, 2007 12:25 p.m. EDT

— 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.