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Centers for Disease Control
Department of Health - Press Releases
Prevention & Control - Current
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human - USA (11) (20
Bioterrorism- CDC guidance (19
Anthrax- synopsis of videocast (19
Anthrax bioterrorism- background
& perspectives (17
human - USA (03) (14
human - USA (02) (14
human - USA (13
human - USA (New York & Florida) (13 October 2001)
possible contamination - USA (Nevada)-
alert (13 October
human - USA (New York) (12
human - USA (Florida) (10) (11 October 2001)
human - USA (Florida) (09) (11 October 2001)
human - USA (Florida) (08) (10 October 2001)
Anthrax, airborne, prophylaxis (10
human - USA (Florida) (07) (9 October 2001)
human - USA (Florida) (06) (8 October 2001)
human - USA (Florida) (05) (8 October 2001)
human - USA (Florida) (04) (8 October 2001)
human - USA (Florida) (03) (5 October 2001)
human - USA (Florida) (02) (4 October 2001)
human - USA (Florida) (4
Chronology of anthrax events
Yahoo Anthrax News Coverage Updates
Tips on handling mail - United
States Postel Service.
Download Poster "SUSPICIOUS MAIL
ALERT" from USPS site
Latest breaking news on
Anthrax related information
Vaccine Immunization Program
- One of the best sites!
Anthrax The Johns Hopkins University Center for Civilian
Biodefense Studies -
Anthrax as a Biological Weapon - Consensus Statement in JAMA.
Bacillus by Peter
C. B. Turnbull
Statement Regarding Anthrax Vaccine
Corporation on Anthrax vaccine
Anthrax Data Site - country-by-country
breakdown of anthrax occurence and outbreaks worldwide.
- from the Arnot Ogden Medical Center Bacteriology 330 Lecture Topics:
MMA Vol.31 No.9, September 2001 issue
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
CDC. Ongoing investigation of anthrax---Florida, October 2001. MMWR 2001;50-877
of Illness Associated with the Intentional
Release of a Biologic Agent - October
19, 2001 / 50(41);893-7
Vaccine MMWR (pdf format ) Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on
Immunization Practices: Use of Anthrax Vaccine in
the United States.
Vol. 49(rr15), December 15, 2000, pp.1-20 Human Anthrax Associated With an Epizootic Among
Livestock --- North Dakota, 2000
Vol 50, No 32;677 08/17/2001 Surveillance for Adverse Events Associated with
Anthrax Vaccination --- U.S. Department of
49, No 16;341 04/28/2000 Bioterrorism Alleging Use of Anthrax and Interim
Guidelines for Man
48, No 04;069 02/05/1999 Epidemiologic Notes and Reports Human Cutaneous
Anthrax -- North Ca
37, No 26;413 07/08/1988
A BIOWAR ENVIRONMENT
MERCK MANUAL, Sec. 13, Ch. 157, Bacterial Diseases
The Anthrax Page
Anthrax chapter from Textbook of Military
Medicine, Walter Reed AMC (pdf
Yahoo Health - Anthrax
General Related Information
MANAGEMENT OF BIOLOGICAL CASUALTIES- U.S.
ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH,INSTITUTE OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES,
FORT DETRICK FREDERICK, MARYLAND .
Hopkins University Center for Civilian Biodefense Studies
Link - US Department of Defence.
CBRNE - Biological Warfare Agents
Infectious Diseases - Vol. 5, No 4 July August
About the Symposium on Medical and
Public Health Response to Bioterrorism , D.A. Henderson
Bioterrorism: How Prepared Are We? , D.E. Shalala
The Emerging Threat of Bioterrorism , J.M. Hughes
Congressional Efforts to Address
Bioterrorism , S.A.
Finding the Right Balance against
Bioterrorism , R.A.
Historical Trends Related to
Bioterrorism: An Empirical Analysis , J.B. Tucker
The Threat of Biological Attack: Why
Concern Now? D.W.
Biological Weapons Programs of the
Former Soviet Union and Iraq , C.J. Davis
Aum Shinrikyo: Once and Future Threat? K.B. Olson
The Prospect of Domestic Bioterrorism , J. Stern
Potential Biological Weapons Threats , M.G.
Epidemiology of Bioterrorism , J.A. Pavlin
Vaccines in Civilian Defense Against
Bioterrorism , P.K.
Vaccines, Pharmaceutical Products, and
Bioterrorism , K.C.
Smallpox: Clinical and Epidemiologic
Features , D.A.
Smallpox: An Attack Scenario , T. O'Toole
Aftermath of a Hypothetical Smallpox
Disaster , J. Bardi
Clinical and Epidemiologic Principles of
Anthrax , T.J. Cieslak
Anthrax: A Possible Case History , T.V. Inglesby
Applying Lessons from Anthrax Case
History to Other Scenarios , J.G. Bartlett
Addressing Bioterrorist Threats M.A. Hamburg
Other recent articles on bioterrorism
Diseases - Australia
Animal Health Laboratory -
CSIRO Livestock Industries
Microbiology Home Page - a comprehensive list of
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CNN - CNN World News -
CNN Health -
related news ; CNN Interactive on Anthrax
employee tests positive for skin anthrax (12 October 2001)
of NBC memo obtained by CNN (12 October 2001)
probe looks at how spores got into publisher's
mailroom (12 October 2001)
person shows exposure to anthrax (11 October 2001)
Bacteria may be man-made (10
scrutinized as possible source of anthrax (8 October 2001)
BBC - World
- Search Anthrax
laws target anthrax hoaxers (20
US anthrax case heightens fears (13 October 2001)
Florida anthrax case (11
scare shakes US (10 October
Press - The Wire
Heading off anthrax (12
Anthrax strain points to
foul play (10 October
NBC News employee infected with anthrax (12 October
Possible anthrax case in Nevada (12 October
Ashcroft warns Americans to exercise
caution with strange mail (12 October 2001)
NBC News employee infected with anthrax (12 October 2001)
Answers on Anthrax
Possible Anthrax sources
researchers reportedly close to antidote for
anthrax toxin - KVUE news (10
Possible Management and
. MEDLINE abstracts (NLM PubMed)
National Center For National Biotechnology Information (NCBI) . When you read the MEDLINE ( ) abstract click on NLM
Worldwide Outbreak Resources
Communicable Disease Control,
Surveillance and Other Resources
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