Smallpox Attack Exaggerated

By Steven Milloy
October 5, 2001,

Concern over the possibility of terrorist attacks involving biological agents—especially the smallpox virus—is developing into full-fledged hysteria. Sen. Bill Frist claimed last week that a smallpox attack could kill 40 million Americans. Continue reading Smallpox Attack Exaggerated

Asbestos Could Have Saved WTC Lives

By Steven Milloy
September 14, 2001,

Asbestos fibers in the air and rubble following the collapse of the World Trade Center is adding to fears in the aftermath of Tuesday’s terrorist attack. The true tragedy in the asbestos story, though, is the lives that might have been saved but for 1970s-era hysteria about asbestos. Continue reading Asbestos Could Have Saved WTC Lives