Is this something we should be worried about? I understand that foot-and-mouth disease is nothing to mess around with, but I find this story somewhat perplexing. For example, the caption to the photo says, in part:
The Bush administration relied on a flawed study to conclude that research on a highly infectious animal disease could safely be moved from an isolated island laboratory to sites on the mainland near livestock, congressional investigators concluded in findings obtained by The Associated Press.
Yet, nowhere in the article, or in the linked material, is this contention supported. The only thing we get is Dingell threatening to subpoena missing material from homeland undersecretary Jay Cohen. Anybody know what is going on with this?
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