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Tue December 20, 2011
Feds fret over publication of virus information, but should they?
The U.S. government is opposing full publication by scientists of methods used to create a mutant form of bird influenza based on the fear it could be used by terrorists to launch a deadly pandemic.
There are a few reasons why, as reasonable as this may sound, many see the government’s position as unworkable and inappropriate.