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Billions for Biodefense: Federal Agency Biodefense Funding, FY2008–FY2009

Crystal Franco
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June 15, 2008
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Biosecur Bioterror 2008;6(2):131-146

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
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Since 2001, the United States government has spent substantial resources on preparing the nation against a bioterrorist attack. Earlier articles in this series analyzed civilian biodefense funding by the federal government from fiscal years 2001 through 2008. This article updates those figures with budgeted amounts for fiscal year 2009, specifically analyzing the budgets and allocations for biodefense at the Departments of Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Defense, Agriculture, and State and the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Science Foundation.

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