CDC alert on ricin
Advanced Search
Select up to three search categories and corresponding keywords using the fields to the right. Refer to the Help section for more detailed instructions.
 
 
Help
Clear All
Filetype[PDF-24.56 KB]


  • English

  • Details:

    • Description:
      Wednesday, April 02, 2008, 20:55 EDT (8:55 PM EDT) CDCHAN-00273-2008-04-02-ADV-N The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working collaboratively with the Southern Nevada Health District's Environmental Health Division, the FBI, and other public health and law enforcement agencies to investigate a case of possible ricin exposure in Las Vegas. Preliminary results of environmental testing at laboratories in Nevada have tested positive for ricin. Ricin is a potent biologic toxin that is derived from castor beans.
    • Series:
    • Place as Subject:
    • Main Document Checksum:
    • File Type:

    Supporting Files

    • No Additional Files

    More +

    You May Also Like

    Checkout today's featured content at stacks.cdc.gov