Death due to bioterrorism-related inhalational anthrax: report of 2 patients.

  title={Death due to bioterrorism-related inhalational anthrax: report of 2 patients.},
  author={Luciana Borio and Danielle Frank and Venkatesh Mani and Carlos Andr{\'e}s Chiriboga and Michael Sven Pollanen and Mary G. Ripple and Sadia Abbas Ali and C DiAngelo and Johanna B. Lee and James Arden and Jim Titus and David F Fowler and Tara J O'Toole and Henry Masur and John Bartlett and Thomas V. Inglesby},
  volume={286 20},
On October 9, 2001, a letter containing anthrax spores was mailed from New Jersey to Washington, DC. The letter was processed at a major postal facility in Washington, DC, and opened in the Senate's Hart Office Building on October 15. Between October 19 and October 26, there were 5 cases of inhalational anthrax among postal workers who were employed at that major facility or who handled bulk mail originating from that facility. The cases of 2 postal workers who died of inhalational anthrax are… CONTINUE READING


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