MMWR weekly report, October 25, 2001
Source:HAN ; 044
Corporate Authors:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Series:HAN ; 044
Description:Wednesday, October 24, 2001, 21:00 EDT (9:00 PM EDT)
Since October 4, 2001, C D C and state and local public health authorities have been investigating cases of anthrax associated with intentional exposure. This week's M M W R 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 M M W R 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
Supporting Files:No Additional Files
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