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Fort Detrick (military base)

Fort Detrick is a military installation in Frederick County, Maryland. The facility contributes significantly to Maryland's outsized role as a home of federal workers.
Fort Detrick is a military installation in Frederick County, Maryland. The facility contributes significantly to Maryland's outsized role as a home of federal workers. « Show less

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  • Ebola outbreak could spur action for Md. scientists working on vaccine

    Ebola outbreak could spur action for Md. scientists working on vaccine
    Public health officials have just one tactic to battle the unrelenting Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa — quarantine — but as the disease continues to spread, scientists in Maryland are among those close to discovering other weapons.
  • Developers file $37 million federal suit over Fort Detrick contamination

    Developers file $37 million federal suit over Fort Detrick contamination
    The would-be developers of a residential neighborhood in Frederick are suing the federal government over alleged groundwater contamination from neighboring Fort Detrick. Waverley View Investors LLC, which owns 92 acres near the long-standing center for...

    Fort Detrick fire department named best in Army

    Fort Detrick fire department named best in Army
    The Fort Detrick fire department has been named the best medium-sized department in the Army, base officials said Monday. The installation in Frederick hosts the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center, the Army Medical Research...

    Harford woman, 81, released after spending night in jail for allegedly letting dogs run

    Mary Magdalene Root, 81, who lives near Havre de Grace, was jailed on $2,500 bail Wednesday on seven counts of allegedly letting her dogs run at-large a year ago. Root was kept overnight Wednesday at Harford County Detention Center and was released after...

    State weighs regulations for research labs

    State weighs regulations for research labs
    State health officials are weighing new safeguards for research laboratories and biotechnology companies that handle potentially deadly infectious pathogens, but whether they will impose any remains uncertain because they don't know how big a threat there...