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MMWR weekly report, October 25, 2001
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    Wednesday, October 24, 2001, 21:00 EDT (9:00 PM EDT)


    Since October 4, 2001, CDC and state and local public health authorities have been investigating cases of anthrax associated with intentional exposure. This week's MMWR Weekly Report, to be released tomorrow, October 25, 2001, will include an article entitled, "Update: Investigation of Anthrax Associated with Intentional Exposure and Interim Public Health Guidelines, October 2001". The most recent information on anthrax investigations in Florida, New York City, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland will be provided.

    Additionally, tomorrow's MMWR will highlight findings from susceptibility testing of B. anthracis isolates and interim guidelines for inhalation and cutaneous anthrax and managing potential threats including handling suspicious packages. The report will be available at 9 A M EDT, October 25, 2001, at http://www.cdc.gov/MMWR.

    Event Type: anthrax terrorism event

    Context: general information

    Event Type: NA/Unknown

    Agent Type: bacteria

    Specify Agent (Name): anthrax

    International: no

    Intentional/Unintentional: intentional

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