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American Anthrax Outbreak of 2001
- Features an analysis of intentionally-spread anthrax in the United States. Includes chronology of the event, case studies, and related links.
Anthrax as a Biological Warfare Agent
- Information on bacillus anthracis, the use on anthrax in terrorist attacks, prevention and symptoms.
- Common sense information about anthrax. Includes a summary of public health recommendations and glossary, with links to quality information and lesson plans for teachers.
Anthrax News - Topix
- Latest news stories.
Bacillus anthracis cell diagram
- Computer graphic of a bacillus anthracis cell (anthrax bacterium). Shows cell wall layers and capsule.
Bioterrorism Alleging Use of Anthrax and Interim Guidelines for Management
- 1998 report on bioterrorism reports and threats and CDC guidelines for handling them.
CDC Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response: Anthrax
- Links to news releases and sites related to the disease as a biological weapon.
- General and technical information about anthrax from the Centers for Disease Control. Also includes section with links to other sites and articles.
Center for Biosecurity: Anthrax
- Information about the possible casualties if anthrax is used as a weapon.
eMedicine Health - Anthrax
- Consumer health resource center providing information on the types of anthrax, symptoms, and treatment options.
eMedicine: Anthrax Infection
- Article by Hilarie Cranmer, MD.
Epidemiologic Notes and Reports Human Cutaneous Anthrax
- Case study of one incident in North Carolina, 1987.
- Includes a FAQ on the disease, its symptoms, treatment, and possible use as a terrorist weapon, and a diagram of the effects of inhaling anthrax spores.
Medlineplus Medical Encyclopedia: Anthrax
- Includes symptoms, cause, treatments, and complications.
- Directory of articles, fact sheets, and news releases.
Official CDC Bioterrorism Alert: Handling Anthrax Threats
- This contains the CDC's 2001-10-12 instructions on handling mail suspected of containing Anthrax, and the USPS' 2001-10-15 information on identifying Anthrax mail.
The Science of Terrorism
- The biology of anthrax
- World Health Organization fact sheet on this disease and information about the international organization's efforts to control it.
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