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Pets Could Be Targets of Bioterrorism Attacks

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Pets Could Be Targets of Bioterrorism Attacks

Pets Could Be Targets of Bioterrorism Attacks

Pets Could Be Targets of Bioterrorism Attacks

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The first victims of a bioterrorist attack could be pets. Animals are often more sensitive to the biological, chemical and radioactive agents that might be used in such an attack. A group of scientists has banded together to collect real-time data from animal hospitals to catch any sudden increase in unusual illnesses. Quinn Klinefelter of member station WDET in Detroit reports.