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Northeast Asia Peace and Security Network Daily Report.
Available at: http://www.nautilus.org/napsnet/dr/index.html
Reports and other resources dealing with peace, security and nuclear nonproliferation in Northeast Asia.
Chemical and Biological Weapons Resource Page.
Available at: http://www.cns.miis.edu/research/cbw/defenses.htm
Information on force protection and the anthrax vaccine.
Department of Defense.Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program.
Available at: http://www.anthrax.osd.mil/
Documents, Congressional testimony and hearing reports, policies, full text newspaper and periodical articles, related sites.
Guillemin, Jeanne. Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak. Berkeley, University of California Press, 1999. 321 p.
Book call no.: 614.561 G958a
United States. Congress. House. Commitee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs and International Relations. The Anthrax Immunization Program. Hearing. 106th Congress, 1st session, March 24, 1999. Washington, GPO, March 1999. 124 p.
Also available online at: http://www.house.gov/reform/ns/hearings/testimony/witnesslistfor3-24.htm
Book call no.: 614.561 U58a
United States. Congress. House. Commitee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs and International Relations. Department of Defense's Sole-Source Anthrax Vaccine Procurement.. Hearing. 106th Congress, 1st session, June 30, 1999. Washington, GPO, June 1999. 73 p.
Book call no.: 352.553 U58d
United States. Congress. House. Commitee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs and International Relations. DoD's Mandatory Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program for Military Personnel. Hearing. 106th Congress, 1st session, April 29, 1999. Washington, GPO, April 1999. 200 p.
Book call no.: 614.561 U58d
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Defense Vaccines: Force Protection or False Security?. Hearing. 106th Congress, 1st session. October 21, 1999.
Also available online at: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS644
Doc. call no.: 614.561 U58dc
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs and International Relations. The Impact of the Anthrax Vaccine Program on Guard and Reserve Units. Hearing. 106th Congress, 1st session, September 29, 1999.
Also available online at: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS5784
Doc. call no.: 614.561 U58i
United States. General Accounting Office. Medical Readiness: DoD Continues to Face Challenges in Implementing its Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program.. Testimony before the Armed Services Committee, April 13, 2000.
Update to October 1999 Report no. 00-36.
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026-147 no.00-36
United States. General Accounting Office. Medical Readiness: DoD Faces Challenges in Implementing Its Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program. Washington, GAO, October 1999. 54 p.
(NSIAD Report no. 00-36)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026--147 no. 00-36
United States. General Accounting Office. Medical Readiness: Issues Concerning the Anthrax Vaccine, by
Kwai-Cheung Chan. Washington, GAO, July 21, 1999. 11 p. (T-NSIAD Report no. 99-226)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026--147 no. 99-226 [T]
United States. General Accounting Office. Medical Readiness: Safety and Efficacy of the Anthrax Vaccine, by
Kwai-Cheung Chan. Washington, GAO, April 29, 1999. 7 p. (T-NSIAD Report no. 99-148)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026--147 no. 99-148 [T]
Bacevich, Andrew J. Bad Medicine for Biological Terror. Orbis 44:221-236 Spring 2000.
Article questioning the anthrax vaccine program.
Calvert, Brian R. Anthrax: A Close Look at a Vexing Vaccine. National Guard 53:18-20 March 1999.
Castellon, David. How Many Are Leaving over Anthrax Shots? Air Force Times 60:26 December 6, 1999.
Focuses on the Guard and Reserve.
Castellon, David. Opponents of Anthrax Shots Find Voice at Forum. Air Force Times 60:10 November 22, 1999.
Castellon, David. Reservists Stand Ground Against Vaccine. Air Force Times 60:10 August 23, 1999.
Castellon, David. Reservists: Vaccine Program Hurts Readiness, Careers. Air Force Times 60:18 October 11, 1999.
Castellon, David. Taking a Hard Line on Anthrax Shots: Air Force Assumes Tough Stance with Two Inoculation Refusers. Air Force Times 60:8 January 31, 2000.
Cunningham, Tom. Anthrax: Myth vs. Fact. Soldiers 54:2-3 December 1999.
Ten reasons for being protected with the anthrax vaccine.
Dixon, T. C. and others. Medical Progress: Anthrax. The New England Journal of Medicine 341:815-826 September 9, 1999.
Friedlander, Arthur M. and others. Anthrax Vaccine: Evidence for Safety and Efficacy Against Inhalational Anthrax. Journal of American Medical Association 282:2104-2106 December 8, 1999.
Also available online at: http://jama.ama-assn.org/issues/v282n22/ffull/jct90025.html
Funk, Deborah. Anthrax Critics Continue to Stand Ground. Air Force Times 59:18 February 8, 1999.
Funk, Deborah. Anthrax: Everything You Want to Know about the Vaccine Before You Get Your Shot. Air Force Times 59:12-14 May 3, 1999.
Funk, Deborah. Anthrax Shots Planned: U. S. Troops in Mideast to Be the First Inoculated. Air Force Times 58:6 December 29, 1997.
Funk, Deborah. Anthrax Vaccination Program Begins Early. Air Force Times 59:10 August 31, 1998.
Funk, Deborah. Anthrax Vaccine Maker Protected Against Lawsuits. Air Force Times 59:19 July 19, 1999.
Funk, Deborah. Panel (House Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee) Wants Anthrax Shots to Stay Mandatory. Air Force Times 60:18 October 11, 1999.
Funk, Deborah. Vaccine Project Hits Snag: Anthrax Drug Supplier Fails FDA Manufacturing Inspection. Air Force Times 60:8 December 27, 1999.
Problems with BioPort, Inc., have delayed the second phase of the vaccination program six months to a year. Also includes "DoD Using Education to Halt Vaccine Concerns".
Ginburg, Yana. Sailors Claim Unfair Punishment for Refusing Anthrax Vaccination. Navy Times 48:8 November 23, 1998.
Ginburg, Yana. Sailors Discharged over Vaccine. Navy Times 47:8 September 21, 1998.
Grier, Peter. Up in the Air about Anthrax. Air Force Magazine 82:68-71 October 1999.
A growing number of troops, especially in the Guard and Reserve, are refusing to take their anthrax shots.
Gunby, Phil. Fewer Anthrax Injections? Journal of the American Medical Association 283:1680 April 5, 2000.
Also available online at: http://jama.ama-assn.org/issues/v283n13/ffull/jmu00000-1.html
Reports of a congressionally mandated study on the number of vaccine injections needed. Available online only.
Harris, Ronald. Anthrax--Controversy and Facts. Officer 76:20-21 April 2000.
Hasenauer, Heike. Anthrax Update . Soldiers 53:16-17 September 1998.
Inglesby, Thomas V. Anthrax as a Biological Weapon: Medical and Public Health Management. Journal of American Medical Association 281:1735-1745 May 12, 1999.
Also available online at: http://jama.ama-assn.org/issues/v281n18/full/jst80027.html
Available online only.
Istock, Conrad A. Bad Medicines. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 54:21-23 November-December 1998.
Also available online at: http://www.thebulletin.org/issues/1998/nd98/nd98istock.html
Implications of the U. S. anthrax vaccinations.
Keck, Thomas J. Anthrax Vaccine Is Safe. Combat Edge 8:30-31 November 1999.
Kuhn, Tom. Baring Up to Anthrax Shots. Airman 42:36-37 May 1998.
Also available online at: http://www.af.mil/news/airman/0598/anthrax.htm
Includes answers to frequently asked questions.
Maier, Timothy. Why BioProbe Got a Shot in the Arm. Insight on the News 15:13-15 September 20, 1999.
The company that landed the military contract to produce an anthrax vaccine is under congressional scrutiny.
Maier, Timothy W. A Dose of Reality. Insight on the News 15:10-12+ September 20, 1999.
Details those refusing the anthrax vaccine.
Maze, Rick. Pentagon Unable to Back Claim of Three-Shot Anthrax Shield. Air Force Times 60:20 October 25, 1999.
Mazzuchi, John F. and others. Protecting the Health of U. S. Military Forces: A National Obligation. Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine 71:260-265 March 2000.
Philpott, Tom. The Anthrax Controversy. U. S. Naval Institute Proceedings 125:118 September 1999.
Rolfsen, Bruce. Ryan Orders Anthrax Info for All. Air Force Times 60:12 March 20, 2000.
Schafer, Susanne M. Gulf Troops to Get Shots for Anthrax. Air Force Times 58:8 March 16, 1998.
Includes information about research studies on vaccinated animals.
Scott, James. A Moment of Clarity in the Anthrax-Shot Debate. Air Force Times 60:17 February 14, 2000.
Simon, Barry L. Anthrax Vaccine Protects Against a Lethal Weapon. TIG Brief 50:8-11 November-December 1998.
Surveillance for Adverse Events Associated with Anthrax Vaccination--U. S. Department of Defense, 1998-2000. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 49:341-345 April 28, 2000.
Also available online at: http://www.cdc.gov/epo/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm4916a1.htm
Available online only.
Weible, Jack. End to Anthrax Shots Sought. Air Force Times 58:10 March 23, 1998.
End sought by a group of scientists and military rights advocates.
Williams, Carl. Anthrax Vaccine Program Explained. Leader 20:11-13 March 2000.
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