Feds spent more than $1 billion on bioweapons detection system that mostly doesn’t work

Feds spent more than $1 billion on bioweapons detection system that mostly doesn’t work

The BioWatch program was devised following the 2001 anthrax attacks, but after 18 years and more than $1 billion it can’t detect most known threats and its alarms are often disregarded by localities because of false alerts.