Total decontamination cost of the anthrax letter attacks.

@article{Schmitt2012TotalDC,
  title={Total decontamination cost of the anthrax letter attacks.},
  author={K. Schmitt and N. A. Zacchia},
  journal={Biosecurity and bioterrorism : biodefense strategy, practice, and science},
  year={2012},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={
          98-107
        }
}
  • K. Schmitt, N. A. Zacchia
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Biosecurity and bioterrorism : biodefense strategy, practice, and science
All of the costs associated with decontamination following the 2001 anthrax letter attacks were summarized, estimated, and aggregated based on existing literature and news media reports. A comprehensive list of all affected structures was compiled. Costs were analyzed by building class and decontamination type. Sampling costs and costs of worker relocation were also included. Our analysis indicates that the total cost associated with decontamination was about $320 million. 
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