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  • C.I.A. Hunts Iraq Tie to Soviet Smallpox

    03/27/2003 7:16:02 PM PST · by vannrox · 45 replies · 1,599+ views
    SLATE reference to New Yourk Times Article ^ | Updated Friday, December 6, 2002, at 9:35 AM PT | By Jack Shafer
    December 3, 2002 C.I.A. Hunts Iraq Tie to Soviet SmallpoxBy JUDITH MILLER he C.I.A. is investigating an informant's accusation that Iraq obtained a particularly virulent strain of smallpox from a Russian scientist who worked in a smallpox lab in Moscow during Soviet times, senior American officials and foreign scientists say. The officials said several American scientists were told in August that Iraq might have obtained the mysterious strain from Nelja N. Maltseva, a virologist who worked for more than 30 years at the Research Institute for Viral Preparations in Moscow before her death two years ago. The information came to...
  • GAO Upholds TRICARE Award to Express Scripts Inc.

    01/12/2004 3:23:01 PM PST · by Calpernia · 6 replies · 163+ views
    United States Department of Defense ^ | January 12, 2004 | DoD Media Release
    Dr. William Winkenwerder Jr., assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, announced today that on Jan. 12 the Department of Defense (DoD) received notice that the General Accounting Office (GAO) upheld the award of the Tricare Retail Pharmacy Contract (TRRx) to Express Scripts Inc. (ESI) of Maryland Heights, Mo. The Tricare Retail Pharmacy contract is for a pharmacy benefits manager to provide a nationwide network of retail pharmacies to fill prescriptions for Tricare beneficiaries in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The GAO review was prompted by protests filed by...