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DAEMEN TO PARTICIPATE IN ARMY TELECONFERENCE

Daemen College will take part in a live Army teleconference on biological warfare and terrorism Tuesday through Sept. 23, officials of the college's physician assistant program have announced.

Local health-care professionals will be welcome at the satellite broadcasts, to take place from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. each day in Wick Center on the Daemen campus in Snyder.

The teleconference, produced by the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases, will feature internationally known biological pathogens experts.

Health-care providers will receive information about proper medical responses to the release of biological agents into the general population.

The schedule will be Tuesday, discussion of agents and pathogens; next Wednesday, Military response to a biological weapons attack; and Sept. 23: public health response to biological terrorism.

To register for the free event, contact Denise Raymond, coordinator of academic services for Daemen's physician assistant program.

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