A U.S. Army study concluded a sizable number of U.S. combat deaths in Afghanistan and Iraq could have been prevented with better bleeding control in the field.
The U.S. Air Force has added Lockheed Martin to its list of companies for support of its medical services worldwide.
A new laboratory for the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases in Maryland will be set up by Lockheed Martin under a $66 million contract.
A Florida woman whose husband died in a 2001 anthrax attack will receive $50 million from the U.S. government, her attorney said.
Scientists say chemicals found in anthrax that killed five people and made 17 ill in 2001 raise questions about whether the FBI targeted the right suspect.
In the weeks following the airliner attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, the United States was subjected to a biological weapons attack. The investigation into that event has been under question almost since the beginning and certainly since the field of suspects was narrowed.
A Washington legal expert says the government may have to pay millions of dollars in negligence claims due to the anthrax case against scientist Bruce Ivins.
Salim Hamdan was convicted Wednesday by a military commission at Guantanamo Bay; Bruce Ivins committed suicide last week as the FBI closed in on him as its prime suspect in the 2001 anthrax-by-mail attacks in and around Washington, D.C.
Access to a dryer used to produce usable anthrax spores was part of a package of evidence the FBI had built against scientist Bruce Ivins, sources said.
Most of the evidence amassed against a U.S. scientist suspected of orchestrating the 2001 anthrax letter attacks was largely circumstantial, sources say.