NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The Department of Health and Human Services has found a home for the new Federal program that will manage Project BioShield and other bio-defense and bio-threat measures, HHS said yesterday.
HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt said the program, the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, will be run by the assistant secretary for Preparedness and Response, and its director will report to the assistant secretary of the HHS.

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