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Monday, September 14, 2015

Pentagon Labs Botch Handling Of Plague Bacteria - Again

Once may be an accident; twice is criminal incompetence - four times is intentional  

By Paul McLeary
09/10/2015

In a new scandal involving the Defense Department’s flawed handling of potentially deadly pathogens, the Pentagon has halted all research at nine military labs amid reports that some facilities may have inadvertently shipped, or improperly stored, samples of the bacteria that causes plague.


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The shutdown comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) noted a variety of shoddy safety practices during an inspection of the U.S. Army’s Edgewood lab in Maryland on Aug. 17, which led to Army Secretary John McHugh ordering a halt to work at the labs on Sept. 2. Officials detected anthrax bacteria on the floors of two rooms where it shouldn’t have been, USA Today first reported on Thursday, but there is no word as to how many labs, in how many U.S. states or foreign countries, may have received shipments of the yersinia pestis bacteria, which causes plague. 


Those infected with the bacteria can develop a variety of diseases, including bubonic plague, pneumonic plague, which is an infection of the lungs, or septicemic plague, which may cause the skin and other tissues to turn turn black. If left untreated, pneumonic plague proves fatal in about 93 percent of cases.

The CDC has also said it is concerned over the labs’ handling of other specimens, including Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus and Eastern equine encephalitis virus, which may be deadly if untreated.




Addressing reporters on Thursday, Defense Department spokesman Peter Cook confirmed that investigators at Edgewood had discovered “a form a plague that was not in a containment area, but in a freezer outside of the containment area, in a controlled setting.” Initial testing by the Army has determined that it was a non-infectious strain of plague.

He added that the military is “working collaboratively with the CDC” on the investigation into the potential mishandling of the bacteria, but there is “nothing to suggest risk to the health of workers or to the general public” at this time. He added that the investigation should be wrapped up in October.




The revelation comes on the heels of a similar scandal that broke in May, when it was revealed that an Army lab at the Dugway Proving Ground in Utah had been sending live samples of anthrax to military and civilian labs around the world for at least a decade.

A report released by the Defense Department in July concluded that there is no “single root cause” explaining how Army lab workers failed to detect the live anthrax samples. Up to this point, it has been confirmed that the lab at Dugway had sent live anthrax spores to a total of 194 labs in all 50 U.S. states and 9 countries.




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ANDREW KREIG: EXPERTS REJECT FIRE AS CAUSE FOR 9/11 WTC COLLAPSES

The real truth on 9/11 slowly continues to bleed out

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Technical experts are mounting major challenges to official U.S. government accounts of how three World Trade Center skyscrapers collapsed in near-free fall after the 9/11 attacks 15 years ago.

Many researchers are focusing especially on the little-known collapse of World Trade Center (WTC) Building 7, portrayed in this 10:08 minute video.

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The Geopolitics Of The United States, Part 1 : The Inevitable Empire

The Empire and the inevitable fall of the Obama criminal regime

STRATFOR Editor’s Note: This installment on the United States, presented in two parts, is the 16th in a series of STRATFOR monographs on the geopolitics of countries influential in world affairs.

Like nearly all of the peoples of North and South America, most Americans are not originally from the territory that became the United States.

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Geopolitics Of The United States Part 2: American Identity And The Threats of Tomorrow

A look back at 2011 predictions for the future in order to put events of today into perspective

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We have already discussed in the first part of this analysis how the American geography dooms whoever controls the territory to being a global power, but there are a number of other outcomes that shape what that power will be like. The first and most critical is the impact of that geography on the American mindset.

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By Robert S. Finnegan

This e-mail outlines and confirms the acts of espionage against Indonesia and Indonesians by Akiko Makino and the others involved both in Kobe University and in AI Lab at University of Airlangga, Surabaya; Bahasa Indonesia original follows English translation...

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UPDATED 01/07/2015 : New Analysis Challenges Tamiflu Efficacy; Hong Kong Corona Virus Outbreak

UPDATED 01/07/2015 : FOX NEWS CORPORATE PHARMA SHILL MEGAN KELLY AND FOX NEWS QUACK DOCTOR NOW PUSHING TAMIFLU FOR PREGNANT WOMEN AND CHILDREN;

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THE 5TH ESTATE UNEQUIVOCALLY WARNS THE PUBLIC NOT TO TAKE OR GIVE THIS PROVEN DANGEROUS, INEFFECTIVE DRUG TO ANYONE

Obama criminals now resulting to biowarfare in quest to destroy Chinese and ASEAN economy; "novel virus substrain" points directly to a Kawaoka / Fouchier / Ernala-Ginting Kobe lab virus weaponized and genetically altered to specifically target and infect the Asian population: Ribavirin...

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The 5th Estate has just purchased a library on H5N1 "Novel" virus pandemics, there are dozens of PDF and Exel documents we feel will assist you in saving lives following intentional releases of the H5N1 and now MERS viruses; we will begin by printing those that appear to be extremely relevant here: H5N1 Kobe-Kawaoka-Ernala series continues soon with more "Smoking Gun" e-mails from Teridah Ernala to The 5th Estate . . .

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By Robert S. Finnegan

On October 12, 2002 the Indonesian island of Bali experienced a terrorist attack that rocked the world. It was unquestionably well-coordinated and executed, the largest in the country's history.

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