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19 Jul 2008 A critical germ lab at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lost power last week because the agency had taken two backup generators out of service for upgrades, CDC officials said Friday... The backup power failure -- the second in 13 months -- is the type predicted years ago by some CDC engineers. And it has heightened concerns in Congress about lab safety at the Atlanta agency, which experiments on smallpox, Ebola, anthrax and other deadly germs. Last week's incident began when a bird shorted out a Georgia Power transformer about 5:40 p.m., cutting off power to... Building 17. Building 17 houses infectious disease labs, where scientists work with the H5N1 avian flu virus and other dangerous germs. Without power, the labs can't run negative airflow systems that help contain germs in Biosafety Level 3 labs, such as those in Building 17.
homeless & unemployed) Prior to WW2 Japanese Americans were "rounded up" and put in CAMPS. Prior to that homeless unemployed Americans were "rounded up" and put in camps. Even the indigenous population of the USA was r"rounded up" and put in camps. I doubt FEMA represents anything other than an INSTRUMENT for the lawyers, business owners and land barons that make up a majority of Congress to enforce their will.