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Meryl Nass, M.D.  

Dr. Meryl Nass, noted expert on bioterrorism and requested authority on anthrax.

Dr. Meryl Nass, noted expert on bioterrorism and requested authority on anthrax, is being highly sought out to inform employees and other corporate executives with accurate information on this unthinkable act of terrorism and appropriate ways in which we should respond to such a threat. The small sampling below, details some of her involvement the past thirteen years as an expert in bioterism, specifically anthrax.  Dr. Nass has spoken in two Congressional hearings on bioterrorism about anthrax and the science underlying the anthrax vaccine use. She continues to play a central role in educating the military, members of government, and the public, about anthrax and the appropriate identifications and responses to bioterrorism.  Dr. Nass is active as a consultant to legal teams defending Anthrax vaccine refusers and ill service men in the United States and Canada. Her work assisting congressional staff in hearing preparations was instrumental in creating new policy regarding the use of unlicensed therapeutics in dealing with potential anthrax exposures.  Dr. Nass has investigated epidemics of anthrax worldwide, and has developed a model for analyzing epidemics to assess whether they are natural or manmade. She is a member of the Federation of American Scientists Working Group on Investigation, focusing on the alleged use or release of biological or toxin weapons agents. She helped prepare a detailed report for the 1996 Biological Weapons Convention review conference on how to investigate allegations of biological warfare.  Dr. Nass has published numerous articles, reports, and data concerning the anthrax vaccine, anthrax as an agent of bioterrorism, and appropriate responses and information concerning other chemical weapons of bioterrorism.  Dr. Nass has been quoted by The New York Times and Wall Street Journal, has done numerous local and national radio and television shows including: “CBS Evening News”, News Hour with Jim Lehrer, “Hardball with Chris Matthews” and CNN. As a practicing physician and expert on the vaccine, she has become an activist on the issues of our response to bioterrorism, specifically anthrax, as a nation and as individuals. She has condensed her broad base of knowledge into an informative, easy to understand presentation, customized for each audience, that addresses current concerns of contamination, treatments, and decontamination of anthrax as well as other chemical weapons of bioterrorism. Her timely and practical lectures give her audiences the information they need to prepare, identify ,and ultimately win the war on bioterrorism.


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