Billions for biodefense: Federal agency biodefense funding, FY2006-FY2007

Clarence Lam, Crystal Franco, Ari Schuler

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Since 2001, the United States government has spent substantial resources on preparing the nation against a bioterrorist attack. Earlier articles in this series analyzed the civilian biodefense funding by the federal government from fiscal years 2001 through 2006. This article updates those figures with budgeted amounts for fiscal year 2007, specifically analyzing the budgets and allocations for biodefense at the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Agriculture, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of State, and the National Science Foundation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-127
Number of pages15
JournalBiosecurity and Bioterrorism
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jul 24 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law


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