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By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
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USDA to investigate CDC anthrax breach as number exposed rises, not the first ‘laboratory accident’

In a follow-up to the Thursday story of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) staffers potentially exposed to the dangerous bacterium, Bacillus anthracis, the federal health agency will cede the investigation More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 19th, 2014
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CDC: Dozens of staff potentially exposed to anthrax, antibiotics provided

The Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC) announced today that approximately 75 Atlanta-based staff are being monitored or provided antibiotics because they may have been unintentionally exposed to live Bacillus anthracis (anthrax) More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 20th, 2014
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Credit card sized anthrax detector developed

PRESS RELEASE A credit-card-sized anthrax detection cartridge developed at Sandia National Laboratories and recently licensed to a small business makes testing safer, easier, faster and cheaper. Bacillus anthracis, the More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 21st, 2013
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What is anthrax?

It has been around since to dawn of civilization. Many believe that the 5th plague in the Book of Genesis was caused by anthrax. It’s been recorded in the literature of many other ancient civilizations. First More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, January 21st, 2013
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3,000 at risk for anthrax infection in Oshikoto region, Namibia

Anthrax Image/CIA Two people are dead and some 3,000 people are at risk of infection with anthrax after being exposed to anthrax tainted meat in the Oshikoto region of Namibia, according to an AllAfrica report More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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Bison anthrax outbreak deaths exceed 400 in NWT

Just last week it was reported that the bison death toll of 340 from the bacterial infection, anthrax, was the largest anthrax outbreak ever reported in the Northwest Territories (N.W.T.). Photo/USDA But now the More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, July 26th, 2009
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Anthrax: from a disease of livestock to an agent of bioterrorism

It has been around since to dawn of civilization. Many believe that the 5th plague in the Book of Genesis was caused by anthrax. It’s been recorded in the literature of many other ancient civilizations. Bacillus More...


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