Obscure news May 30, 2009

Obscure news I stumbled over on May 30, 2009 include the governments continued struggle to keep precise records to track mad cow disease within the beef herds and the University of Louisville gets free money to prepare for a pandemic.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that it has begun collecting digital fingerprints at airports …read it here

Keeping food supply safe requires strong system, vigilance – With a goal of locating animals within 48 hours, the $119.4 million government program to trace livestock initiated in 2004 continues to be gummed up …read it here

$2.3 million federal grant positions University of  Louisville to take lead in pandemic planning – announced on May 27, the grant is geared for detection, preparedness, protection, response and recovery involving future (disease) outbreaks …read it here

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that it has begun collecting digital fingerprints at airports …read it here

From Willnevergiveup archives: Immigration: testing more than just Americans

Fun fact: The US population is 307,212,123 (July 2009 est.)

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