Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Dangerous Cattle Virus On U.S. Mainland?, Bush Administration Likely To Build New Foot And Mouth Research Facility Near Farms
Link to full article at CBS News
The Bush administration is likely to move its research on one of the most contagious animal diseases from an isolated island laboratory off Long Island to the U.S. mainland near herds of livestock, raising concerns about a catastrophic outbreak.Once again we are boldly reminded that the real terrorists are in the White House.
Skeptical Democrats in Congress are demanding to see internal documents they believe highlight the risks and consequences of the decision. An epidemic of the disease, foot and mouth, which only affects animals, could devastate the livestock industry.