TITLE

Tuberculosis scare highlights border security flaws

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Hill;6/8/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 68, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Quotation
ABSTRACT
The article presents a quote from U.S. Senator Susan Collins on the security of the region. She emphasizes the vulnerability of the nation's security. She asserts that such condition of the region's security raises considerable doubts about its preparedness for pandemic influenza and other biological incidents.
ACCESSION #
25413961

 

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