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FREDERICK — During a two-week period in April four years ago, officials at the Army’s lead biodefense laboratory at Fort Detrick discovered an…

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FREDERICK — Employee error continues to cause many potential agent exposures at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Disease…

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FREDERICK– The Army’s lead biodefense laboratory amped up its safety and security measures after an April 2002 breach in containment revealed …

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FREDERICK -- Members of the Frederick community both praised and criticized The Frederick News-Post's "Beyond the Breach" series published Sun…

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Anthrax is a disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, a bacterium that forms spores, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Four years ago this month, the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases discovered anthrax spores outside of the containment area.

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James W. Martin, shows one of the heavy, air tight, doors in the quarantine unit known as the "slammer" at Fort Detrick. 

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Pvt. Nick Shobe donned a Chemturion-brand full body protective suit during a tour of the BSL-4 patient care containment suite at USAMRIID rece…

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USAMRIID Bio Security manager Dr. Catherine Wilhelmsen demonstrates one of the heavy, air tight, doors in the quarantine unit known as the "sl…

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William Henry Main Jr., who lives on Military Road, has been a neighbor of Fort Detrick since 1953. His house overlooks Detrick near the old PX.

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