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Thoughtful writings on the public health threat or epidemiological impact of biological weapons.

Epidemiology of bioterrorism (7-8/99)

Nuclear blindness: An overview of the biological weapons programs of the former Soviet Union and Iraq (7-8/99)

Recognition of illness associated with the intentional release of a biologic agent, MMWR 50(41), 893-7 (10/19/01)

Defense secretary warns of unconventional attacks (10/1/01)

Fears of Anthrax and Smallpox (10/7/01)

Vaccine for biodefense: A system in distress (10/19/01)

Bioterrorism: Safeguarding the Public's Health (10/20/01)

Terrorism in the croplands (10/26/01)

Public health under the scope (10/26/01)

A health system primed to fail (11/04/01)

S truggling to reach a consensus on getting ready for bioterrorism (11/05/01)

U.S. officials reorganize strategy on bioterrorism (11/8/01)

Health network in California called unready for bioterror (11/8/01)

Move to share bio-terrorism fight (11/8/01)

Key player in AIDS fight re-emerges (11/10/01)

Bioterror role an uneasy fit for CDC (11/11/01)

As challenges to the CDC grow, director makes sure agency stands tall (11/11/01)

New York Was bioterrorism target, in 1864 (11/13/01)

CDC is stretched thin as it takes a lead role fighting bioterrorism (11/14/01)

CDC bioterror response 'gaps' cited (11/16/01)

Turner's foundation to spend millions to fight bioterrorism (11/25/01)

Anthrax scare likely to bring long-awaited funding to agency (11/25/01)

Moving bioterror From back burner singed C.D.C., forcing it to learn fast (11/26/01)

New fund to help CDC act fast in crises (11/28/01)

U.S. spending on bioterrorism studies and computer security is set to soar (11/30/01)

Responses to bioterrorism (12/1/01)

S cientist battles biological warfare (12/3/01)

La ws for an epidemic -- editorial (12/3/01)

High-tech bioterror warning (12/12/01)

Commentary: Public health? Forget it. Cosmic issues beckon (12/13/01)

Response: We aren't 'muddled' about bioterrorism (1/3/02)

Bioterror fears prod warning systems (1/6/02)

Governors seek broad emergency powers, but model law raises civil-liberties issues (1/7/02)

Bioterrorism fears revive waning interest in agricultural disease lab on Plum Island (1/8/02)

Ex-Soviet biological weapons lab finds itself in demand (1/9/02)

Hospital ERs could detect bioterrorism (1/10/02)

Leadership void slows top health agencies (1/10/02)

US states' antiterror plans include health, police powers (1/12/02)

U.S. selling papers showing how to make germ weapons (1/13/02)

U.S. health officials study options in fight vs bioterror (1/13/02)

"Hero" heads U.S. bioterror effort (1/24/02)

Evaluation of postexposure antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent Anthrax (MMWR, 1/25/02)

White House's plan for bioterrorism funds to boost state, local public-health system (1/25/02)

Bush proposes record $27.3 billion budget for NIH (1/26/02)

States revisit old-style quarantines (1/28/02)

Survey finds counties unready for bioterrorism (1/29/02)

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Anthrax Archives

Archives of Published News Stories and Journal Articles

The Bioweaponeers, The New Yorker (3/9/98)

Anthrax consensus statement JAMA 281(18), 1999.

Medical progress: Anthrax, NEJM 342(22), 815-826, 1999.

Risk assessment of Anthrax threat letters, Defense Research Establishment Suffield, Canada, September, 2001 (emailed to CDC, 10/4/01; overlooked by CDC until three week later)

Florida man hospitalized with anthrax (10/5/01)

No terror link seen in Florida anthrax (10/5/01)

Scientist's anthrax claim was bogus (10/5/01)

Florida man dies of rare form of Anthrax (10/6/01)

Health officials seek clues in anthrax death (10/6/01)

Tests show anthrax bacteria in second Florida man (10/8/01)

Anthrax alarm (10/8/01)

Second Anthrax case in Florida (10/9/01)

Florida case doesn't fit terrorism profile (10/9/01)

'Gatekeeper' is infected (10/13/01)

Letter to Brokaw traced (10/14/01)

Mixed signals over testing (10/14/01)

Florida doctor found first clue of anthrax (10/14/01)

Anthrax scare comes to Capitol Hill (10/16/01)

Using anthrax as a weapon  (10/17/01)

Anthrax on Senate letter called potent (10/17/01)

Baby's case may be first for U.S. kid (10/17/01)

CBS anchor Rather calls anthrax 'psychological warfare'  (10/18/01)

Six anthrax infections confirmed, $1 million reward offered (10/18/01)

British woman is anthrax victim (10/19/01)

Three anthrax cases linked, officials say (10/20/01)

Giving the finger to bioterrorists (10/20/01)

FBI : Letter in Post mailroom contains anthrax (10/21/01)

Anthrax victim's long wait for diagnosis (10/21/01)

District postal worker seriously ill  (10/22/01)

N.J. worker may have inhalation anthrax (10/23/01)

New Anthrax case in Virginia, probable cases in NY, NJ (10/25/01)

U.S. says Anthrax germ in mail is 'Ames' strain (10/26/01)

Town faces anthrax threat with rising apprehension (10/26/01)

Every American's worst nightmare by the people who lived it (10/26/01)

Treating anthrax victim was difficult (10/26/01)

Va. case alters Anthrax equation (10/26/01)

Two men who were just doing their jobs -- 1 (10/26/01)

Two men who were just doing their jobs -- 2 (10/26/01)

Risk of deliberately induced anthrax outbreak (10/27/01)

Anthrax outbreak of 1957 in a New Hampshire mill (10/27/01)

Learning Anthrax, case by case (10/27/01)

Anthrax mystery and effort to solve it unfolded, case by nerve-racking case (10/27/01)

Anthrax hides along cattle trails of the Old West (10/29/01)

Downside of widespread Cipro use (10/29/01)

Knowledge of disease exposure as defense (10/29/01)

Problems with anthrax and smallpox vaccines (10/29/01)

Anthrax in five more D.C. buildings (10/30/01)

Another regional N.J. post office is closed after employee develops possible skin anthrax (10/31/01)

Early warning (10/31/01)

Pre-9/11 ‘terrorist' mail came from Indy (11/1/01)

Spread of Anthrax (11/2/01)

Seven days in October spotlight weakness of U.S. response to threat of bioterrorism (11/2/01)

Clusters of illness suggest that most infections came from two mailings (11/2/01)

Third Anthrax case at NY Post (11/2/01)

Congress considers updated disease-warning systems (11/2/01)

Prophylactic treatment of anthrax with antibiotics (11/3/01)

Bioweapon tests of cold war era may help in 2001 (11/3/01)

Hamilton office bin contained anthrax (11/3/01)

Uncovering an epidemiological enigma, slowly (11/5/01)

U.S. looks for more vaccine sources (11/5/01)

Anthrax has inspired dread and breakthroughs (11/5/01)

FBI to test tons of quarantined letters at Washington-area site (11/5/01)

An thrax investigators are hoping Bronx case leads them to source (11/6/01)

New probes show earlier Anthrax tests to be false (11/6/01)

Yale alum has skin anthrax (11/6/01)

Anthrax spores in ABC mailroom (11/7/01)

City postal risk of anthrax 'very low' (11/7/01)

Medical investigator's search for anthrax a frustrating trail  (11/7/01)

Inability to trace Anthrax poses large security threat, experts say (11/7/01)

Inhalation Anthrax disperses (11/7/01)

Clinical presentation of inhalational Anthrax following bioterrorism exposure -- Report of 2 surviving patients. JAMA 286, 2549-2553, 2001 (11/7/01)

Death due to bioterrorism-related inhalational Anthrax --
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eport of 2 patients JAMA 286, 2554-2559, 2001 (11/7/01)

Index case of fatal inhalation Anthrax due to bioterrorism in the United States. NEJM 345(20), advanced publication, (11/8/01)

Bioterrorism-related inhalation anthrax: The first 10 cases reported in the United States. Emerging Infectious Diseases 7(6), expedited (11/8/01)

Infant's anthrax enters journal (11/8/01)

Postal worker called 911 on day he died (11/8/01)

Two scientists tracing anthrax family tree investigate origins of strain from attacks (11/8/01)

Ho spital worker's infection poses troubling possibilities (11/8/01)

Anthrax victim still considering her options (11/8/01)

Ne w tools emerging to speed Anthrax detection (11/8/01)

5,000 of 32,000 on antibiotics need 60-day course, CDC says
New anthrax guidelines aim to limit number of needless prescriptions
(11/9/01)

Cipro recipients developing side effects (11/9/01)

FBI evidence assessment of anthrax letters (11/9/01)

Si ngle letter with Anthrax Is discounted (11/10/01)

Struggles of law enforcement and public health teamwork (11/10/01)

Loner likely sent Anthrax, FBI says (11/10/01)

Doctor who treated early Anthrax case criticizes government's initial response (11/10/01)

Despite odds, Anthrax patients go home (11/10/01)

Anthrax cases still a mystery (11/11/01)

Letters left trail of Anthrax contamination (11/11/01)

Thousands worldwide infected with natural Anthrax  (11/11/01)

Kathy Nguyen's mystery Anthrax link (11/11/01)

Anthrax vaccine mired in red tape (11/11/01)

Success by shoe leather, intuition (11/11/01)

W ork and home clear, Anthrax search widens (11/12/01)

The Ames strain (11/12/01)

Doctors recommend steps to take during outbreaks   (11/13/01)

New findings point to Anthrax letter to State Dept. (11/14/01)

Postal worker's family suing over Anthrax death (11/14/01)

Last inhalation Anthrax patient goes home (11/14/01)

Anthrax attacks: who's liable? (11/14/01)

New hunt for letter at State Dept. site (11/14/01)

NYC’s Southeast Asian community mourns Kathy Nguyen (11/15/01)

Anthrax fears tax health departments (11/15/01)

Veterinarians urged to watch for anthrax cases (11/15/01)

Did tabloid get multiple anthrax letters? (11/16/01)

Suspicious letter to senator tests positive for Anthrax   (11/17/01)

Officials hope for new clues in Senate mail (11/18/01)

How the experts missed Anthrax (11/19/01)

Case of N.Y. anthrax victim intrigues officials (11/19/01)

Investigators liken anthrax in Leahy letter to that sent to Daschle (11/20/01)

New Anthrax case feared in Northeast (11/21/01)

Officials confirm inhalation Anthrax in 94-year-old Connecticut woman   (11/21/01)

Connecticut woman, 94, Is fifth to die from inhalation Anthrax (11/22/01)

Case in a small town compounds a puzzle for epidemiologists (11/22/01)

Deadly Anthrax strain leaves a muddy trail (11/25/01)

Source of Conn. Anthrax remains a mystery (11/26/01)

Anthrax puzzle persists as letter in Chile looks different from those found in U.S. (11/27/01)

Anthrax victims' fate varied by their hospital and doctor (11/27/01)

Careful plan devised for Anthrax letter (11/27/01)

Genome offers 'fingerprint' for Anthrax  (11/28/01)

New FBI team tackles Anthrax (11/28/01)

A terrorist's fragile footprint (11/29/01)

U.S. confirms Anthrax in Chilean letter (11/29/01)

U.S. believes lab contamination was source of Anthrax in Chile (11/29/01)

U. S. Ames strain of Anthrax limited to few labs (11/30/01)

A solution for Anthrax mystery (11/30/01)

Sweep of AMI building found anthrax in nearly 90 spots (11/30/01)

Conn. letter has spores of Anthrax (12/1/01)

Conn. detects Anthrax on a letter near victim's home (12/1/01)

Daschle's Offices Fumigated for Anthrax (12/2/01)

An thrax inquiry looks at U.S. labs (12/2/01)

Anthrax found at Conn. post office (12/2/01)

Postal center in Connecticut shows traces of Anthrax (12/3/01)

Bronx Letter may hold clues to Anthrax death (12/3/01)

T error Anthrax linked to type made by U.S. (12/3/01)

Clues, overlooked, to a coming threat (12/3/01)

Demanding a diagnosis, and outwitting Anthrax (12/3/01)

Electrostatic charge kept Anthrax spores from spreading more, investigators say (12/3/01)

First challenge in Anthrax case: not missing it (12/4/01)

Officials say Anthrax-tainted letters were sent near addresses of victims (12/4/01)

Mor e mail believed to be tainted (12/4/01)

U.S. says thousands of letters might be tinged with Anthrax (12/4/01)

Likeness seen between Anthrax sent to senators and to Florida (12/5/01)

Postal service seeks to soothe fears about Anthrax letters (12/5/01)

Anthrax assurances cited as threat to public trust (12/5/01)

Minorities may not trust Anthrax plans (12/5/01)

No Anthrax found near NYC victim's home (12/5/01)

Anthrax investigators open letter sent to Senator Leahy (12/6/01)

Tainted letter opened with care (12/6/01)

CDC sets 'tips' on handling mail (12/6/01)

Escaping the grip of Anthrax (12/6/01)

Anthrax investigation tracks vaccinations (12/6/01)

Leahy mail contains same message as Daschle letter (12/7/01)

CDC issues tips for avoiding Anthrax but stops short of broad guidelines (12/7/01)

Tracking of Anthrax letter yields clues (12/7/01)

In sizing up Anthrax, don't trust your gut (12/7/01)

Anthrax found in Fed's mail (12/7/01)

Ex-anthrax makers want FBI to talk with them (12/9/01)

Anthrax experts compare notes (12/9/01)

Compilation of evidence and comments on the source of the mailed Anthrax (12/10/01)

Chronology of anthrax events (12/10/01)

Tests by EPA and CDC find Anthrax spores don't stay put (12/11/01)

New questions raised on Anthrax perils (12/11/01)

The Anthrax probe ranges far and wide as investigators scour tips, trash for leads (12/11/01)

Canadian officials did research on Anthrax before U.S. attacks (12/12/01)

Anthrax peril was likely high in Senate (12/12/01)

Anthrax matches Army spores (12/12/01)

C.D.C. issues challenge to nation's scientists to find the answers to Anthrax mysteries (12/12/01)

Federal officials inspect university labs for bioterror risks (12/12/01)

C DC acquires Anthrax vaccine (12/13/01)

Army working on weapons-grade Anthrax (12/13/01)

Army says mailed Anthrax not linked to its program (12/13/01)

U.S. seeks foreign help for answers on Anthrax (12/13/01)

Army confirms experiments with Anthrax at Utah facility (12/14/01)

Army's Anthrax material surprises some experts (12/14/01)

F. B.I. queries expert who sees Federal lab tie in Anthrax cases (12/14/01)

Experts assess officials on Anthrax outbreak (12/14/01)

Preparation for Anthrax is called for (12/15/01)

Connecticut strains to handle Anthrax fears (12/15/01)

Hart building remains closed for new attempt at cleanup (12/15/01)

Anthrax lingers at Senate building (12/15/01)

Capitol hill Anthrax matches Army's stocks (12/16/01)

Anthrax vaccine may be offered to wider group (12/16/01)

Capitol hill Anthrax not from CIA lab - CIA (12/16/01)

Anthrax tests showing gene link add to domestic terrorism theory (12/17/01)

Army doubts lab Is Anthrax source (12/17/01)

Anthrax's dogged detective (12/17/01)

White House says Anthrax came from U.S.; advanced DNA tests may pinpoint source (12/18/01)

Anthrax vaccine urged for Hill staff (12/18/01)

Anthrax may be domestic, U.S. believes (12/18/01)

Former anthrax site called safe (12/18/01)

U.S. will offer Anthrax shots for thousands (12/19/01)

Vaccinations are offered to 10,000 people who may have been exposed to Anthrax (12/19/01)

U.S. offers Anthrax vaccine to thousands (12/19/01)

Vaccination editorial: double exposure (12/19/01)

U.S. health officials issue Anthrax vaccine for those exposed to bacteria (12/19/01)

Anthrax inquiry focuses on labs (12/19/01)

Anthrax: The story so far (12/19/01)

An thrax: Where the investigation stands (12/19/01)

U.S. Anthrax vaccine plan sows confusion and anger (12/20/01)

Lingering worries over vaccine (12/20/01)

As U.S. offers Anthrax shots, safety debate begins again (12/20/01)

Vaccination editorial: a muddled message on Anthrax vaccine (12/20/01)

Anthrax vaccinations delayed (12/20/01)

FDA completes BioPort lab inspections (12/20/01)

Anthrax Widespread at Brentwood (12/21/01)

Anthrax exposure estimates increased (12/21/01)

FBI investigates possible financial motive in Anthrax attacks (12/21/01)

U.S. response to Anthrax mailings becomes even more complicated (12/21/01)

Anthrax genetic trail may be a dead end (12/21/01)

Scientists advise on Anthrax vaccine (12/21/01)

CDC rushed paperwork for Anthrax vaccinations (12/22/01)

Postal workers to receive Anthrax advice (12/22/01)

Vaccine offer worries Blumenthal (12/22/01)

U.S. inquiry tried, but failed, to link Iraq to Anthrax attack (12/22/01)

Anthrax (12/23/01)

Army harvested victims' blood to boost anthrax (12/23/01)

Perpetrator, motive remain elusive in Anthrax case (12/23/01)

U.S. begins testing security systems of university labs that use Anthrax (12/24/01)

Tracking bioterror's tangled course (12/26/01)

Ho w the cases unfolded (12/26/01)

Bioterror attack raises more questions (12/26/01)

Scientists at loss in Anthrax probe (12/27/01)

Anthrax survivor delivers his thanks (12/29/01)

The story of 'a genteel lady' (12/30/01)

Editorial: No Anthrax answers this year (12/31/01)

Few eligibles take Anthrax vaccine (12/31/01)

Hart treatment ends; crews test for spores (1/1/02)

Anthrax vaccine rejected  (1/4/02)

Profile of a killer (1/4/02)

Everyone has an anthrax theory (1/6/02)

Anthrax missteps offer guide to fight next bioterror battle (1/6/02)

Market Is born of Anthrax threat (1/6/02)

Vaccinated soldiers' blood may be used as experimental treatment for anthrax (1/7/02)

Workers exposed to Anthrax shun vaccine (1/8/02)

Civilians are reluctant to join U.S. test of Anthrax vaccine (1/8/02)

Symptoms associated with anthrax exposure: suspected "aborted" anthrax. JAOA 102(1), 41-43, 2002.

Testing may not detect anthrax (1/9/02)

Irradiated mail causes illness (1/11/02)

Ill postal worker has symptoms that stop short of Anthrax (1/11/02)

CDC says Anthrax risk diminishing (1/11/02)

A public mess (1/14/02)

Anthrax reward likely to go up (1/14/02)

FBI examining Anthrax link at Rutgers (1/15/02)

Anthrax vaccine may increase incidence of birth defects for pregnant women (1/16/02)

Anthrax shots pose pregnancy danger (1/18/02)

Anthrax probe centers on staffers of labs able to produce strain (1/18/02)

Response on Anthrax vaccine disappoints (1/18/02)

When buildings get Anthrax (1/18/02)

Senator wants Anthrax cleanup details (1/19/02)

Anthrax missing from Army lab (1/20/02)

Army lost track of Anthrax bacteria (1/21/02)

Missing Army microbes called non-Infectious (1/22/02)

Scientists report genetic finding that could aid Anthrax inquiry (1/22/02)

Hart Senate building reopens, Anthrax-free (1/22/02)

'It's good to be back': senators return to Hart (1/23/02)

FBI says central N.J. may hold key to solving Anthrax mystery (1/23/02)

Anthrax at D.C. offices deadlier than first thought (1/23/02)

Scientists learn more about what makes Anthrax so deadly (1/23/02)

Authorities step up hunt for sender of Anthrax mail (1/24/02)

Federal agencies bicker over anthrax records (1/25/02)

Where Anthrax is old news (1/27/02)

One Anthrax answer: Ames strain not from Iowa (1/29/02)

FBI sends e-mail to 40,000 scientists (1/29/02)

Experts dissect last layer of Anthrax toxin (1/29/02)

A recipe for safe mail (1/30/02)

Health at issue as mail gets irradiated (1/31/02)

FDA clears BioPort to resume shipments of Anthrax vaccine (1/31/02)

FDA releases Anthrax vaccine to military, approves more (2/01/02)

Trace of Anthrax found at FCC mail site (2/02/02)

For tabloids, a day that will live in infamy (2/04/02)

Anthrax at FCC mail facility cross-contamination (2/04/02)

73 Senate workers report illness (2/07/02)

FBI's new approach in its search for Anthrax mailer focuses on labs (2/07/02)

Workers handling government mail report symptoms (2/09/02)

New Anthrax vaccines will take a while (2/09/02)

Workers rally for answers on reopening of post office (2/10/02)

Mail security measures create health concerns in Senate (2/11/02)

Agency with most need didn't get Anthrax data   (2/11/02)

FBI hones in on military labs in hunt for source of Anthrax (2/12/02)

Scientist's findings could aid Anthrax inquiry (2/13/02)

Postal Service assures Corzine it plans to reopen Hamilton mail center (2/15/02)

Variance in Anthrax strains could crack case (2/18/02)

'No One Asked Questions' (2/19/02)

Expert: Anthrax suspect ID'd (2/19/02)

Re port notes swift course of inhalational Anthrax (2/20/02)

Hill workers feel irritated by irradiated envelopes (2/20/02)

FBI scrutinizes biodefense labs in anthrax probe (2/22/02)

Anthrax scare at Fort McPherson; 7 treated for possible exposure after package found (2/23/02)

Anthrax inhalation and lethal human infection (2/23/02)

White powder definitely not anthrax (2/24/02)

Anthrax survivor returns to work (2/24/02)

Anthrax suspect worked in U.S. lab (2/25/02)

FBI not close to identifying Anthrax probe suspect (2/25/02)

FBI still lacks identifiable suspect in Anthrax probe (2/26/02)

Labs are sent subpoenas for samples of Anthrax (2/27/02)

Chief of D.C. health dept. will leave position in May (3/1/02)

Postal Service plans new procedures (3/1/02)

US bio-defence security lax (3/1/02)

FBI director defends pace of Anthrax investigation (3/2/02)

Science could help to crack Anthrax case (3/3/02)

Can Anthrax vaccine make you sick? Jury still out (3/4/02)

Experience at work in FBI Anthrax case (3/4/02)

Key dates in U.S. anthrax crisis (3/6/02)

Panel says Anthrax vaccine is safe (3/6/02)

Researchers call Anthrax vaccine safe and likely to work (3/7/02)

Cost of Anthrax cleanup on Hill to top $23 million, EPA says   (3/7/02)

Anthrax toll could have been worse  (3/8/02)

Security heightens across the nation  (3/8/02)

Anthrax toll could have been far worse, study finds (3/8/02)

Potential Anthrax toll may never be known (3/8/02)

USPS sees new way to spot biohazards (3/9/02)

Johnnie Cochran looks to raise his profile locally (3/11/02)

Postal report to detail new procedures for anthrax contamination (3/12/02)

War threat crisis talks on anthrax (3/12/02)

Tex. lab worker handling Anthrax specimens is infected (3/13/02)

CDC UPDATE: Case of cutaneous Anthrax in a laboratory worker (3/13/02)

Anthrax attacks (3/14/02) 

Anthrax vaccine is safe and effective--but needs improvement, says IOM (3/16/02)

In Anthrax crisis, learning from art (3/17/02)

Military lab studying Anthrax isn't set to receive some samples (3/20/02)

Anthrax laboratory fighting for power (3/22/02)

U.S. says it found Qaeda lab being built to produce Anthrax (3/23/02)

Report linking Anthrax and hijackers is investigated (3/23/02) 

Officials continue to doubt hijackers' link to Anthrax (3/24/02)

Ashcroft: US still primary focus of Anthrax investigation  (3/24/02) 

Hijacker's lesion deepens mystery (3/24/02) 

Anthrax probe was complicated by muddled information, FBI says (3/25/02) 

A diagram for a red-letter day (3/26/02) 

The Anthrax trail (3/26/02)

Director defends C.D.C.'s handling of Anthrax attacks (3/26/02)

Ask the FBI: The anthrax investigation (3/26/02)

Anthrax vaccine shows no effect on pregnancy odds (3/26/02)

Six months later: Anthrax lessons learned (3/26/02)

Anthrax victim's family sues Md. medical center (3/27/02)

Anthrax terror remains a mystery (3/27/02)

Elderly anthrax victim may have been infected by tearing up contaminated junk mail (3/27/02) 

Postal Service preparing to begin anthrax cleanups (3/27/02)

Crowd seeks details of Brentwood cleanup (3/28/02) 

Memo on Florida case roils Anthrax probe (3/29/02)

Pentagon prepares for more vaccine (4/1/02)

Bioterror agents join list of 'emerging' ills (4/2/02)

FBI believes Anthrax sender could be U.S. scientist (4/4/02)

Anthrax victim wasn't wearing gloves (4/4/02)

US lab worker with Anthrax didn't wear gloves (4/4/02)

Crowd seeks details of Brentwood cleanup (3/28/02) 

Memo on Florida case roils Anthrax probe (3/29/02)

Pentagon prepares for more vaccine (4/1/02)

Bioterror agents join list of 'emerging' ills (4/2/02)

FBI believes Anthrax sender could be U.S. scientist (4/4/02)

Anthrax victim wasn't wearing gloves (4/4/02)

US lab worker with Anthrax didn't wear gloves (4/4/02)

Anthrax shots do not up health visits in military (4/5/02)

FBI giving polygraph tests in anthrax probe (4/6/02)

A sophisticated strain of Anthrax (4/8/02)

Powder used in Anthrax attacks 'was not routine' (4/9/02)

'Thousands' could be anthrax suspects (4/9/02)

Official: unusual coating in anthrax mailings (4/11/02)

Toothless germs can't bite: scientists research antitoxins (4/11/02)

Canada military drops Anthrax-vaccine court martial (4/11/02)

Missteps slow Pentagon vaccine program (4/12/02)

Spreading the word about Anthrax (4/12/02)

Anthrax fears hamper search for replacement for Hamilton facility (4/12/02)

Many leads, many dead ends (4/15/02) 

Research yields new tools to detect Anthrax spores (4/16/02)

Cancer weapon? Potential cure could come from Anthrax (4/17/02)

Anthrax spores escape a lab at Fort Detrick (4/20/02)

Army worker is exposed to anthrax (4/20/02)

Anthrax patients' ailments linger (4/20/02)

Scientists weigh in with deductions on Anthrax killer (4/21/02)

No anthrax threat found at Army lab (4/23/02)

2nd leak of Anthrax found at Army lab (4/24/02)

Study finds no health risk from irradiated mail (4/24/02)

More microbe testing planned at Detrick (4/25/02)

Anthrax found at postal facility (4/26/02)

Anthrax cleanup options weighed (4/27/02)

Remember Anthrax? (4/29/02)

Still waiting for answers (4/29/02)

Noticing a toxic similarity (4/29/02)

A few anthrax spores can kill, doctors say (5/1/02)

Researchers say Anthrax is less fatal than feared (5/1/02)

Anthrax to shut postal station (5/1/02)

US team to destroy Uzbek anthrax (5/1/02)

One man's fight against Anthrax poisoning (5/4/02)

For Anthrax survivors, a halting, painful recovery (5/7/02)

Anthrax sent through mail gained potency by the letter (5/7/02)

Walnut Creek lab enlisted in biowarfare (5/8/02)

Senators criticize FBI chief for not acting on warning (5/9/02)

Postal theory: mail sorter acted as mill for Anthrax (5/9/02)

Congressmen receiving Christmas cards (5/9/02)

Fed mail to be tested for Anthrax spores (5/10/02)

Tests show Anthrax in attacks came from military supplies (5/10/02)

Clues to Anthrax attacks found (5/10/02)

Study maps varied Anthrax samples (5/10/02)

Questions, answers on Anthrax probe (5/11/02)

The deepening Anthrax mystery (5/11/02)

Monkey deficit crimps laboratories as scientists scramble for alternatives (5/14/02)

Study: Anthrax tainted up to 5,000 letters (5/14/02)

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Med centers to test Anthrax vaccine (5/14/02)

Anthrax vaccine challenged (5/15/02)

Anthrax vaccination policy reviewed (5/17/02)

F.B.I.'s Anthrax inquiry (5/18/02)

The men who knew too little (5/19/02)

No decision on Anthrax vaccine program (5/20/02)

Bitter researchers are cause for concern in germ warfare (5/20/02)

FBI to polygraph workers in Md., Utah on Anthrax (5/21/02)

Anthrax probe turns to polygraph (5/22/02)

IMF-World Bank Anthrax response causes furor (5/22/02)

World Bank: final test shows no Anthrax In mail (5/23/02)

Anthrax attacks put microbiologists under magnifier (5/24/02)

Recent anthrax scares turn up nothing (5/24/02)

U.S. anthrax vaccine to be shared (5/31/02)

Anthrax antidote being developed (5/31/02)

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Smallpox Archives

Published News Stories and Journal Articles

Smallpox as a biological weapon. JAMA 281(22), 1999.

Health secretary testifies about germ warfare defenses (10/4/01)

Production of smallpox vaccine to begin by Dec. (10/26/01)

Problems with anthrax and smallpox vaccines (10/29/01)

Smallpox vaccination: how much protection remains? (11/2/01)

U .S. sets up plan to fight smallpox in case of attack (11/4/01)

Victors fear old foe: Pox (11/6/01)

History, symptoms, and treatment of Smallpox (11/6/01)

New public health head ready for Smallpox attack (11/6/01)

Smallpox vaccine costlier than expected (11/7/01)

HHS set to order Smallpox vaccine for all Americans (11/7/01)

Three smaller companies say their vaccines are cheaper (11/8/01)

Decades-old Smallpox vaccinations may still protect (11/8/01)

Group: world not ready for Smallpox (11/13/01)

U.S. set to retain Smallpox stocks (11/16/01)

Recruitment begins for US Smallpox vaccine trial (11/17/01)

D.A. Henderson routed Smallpox, now tackles bioterror (11/18/01)

Amid Smallpox fear, many seek signs of childhood shots (11/20/01)

Acambis, Baxter win Smallpox contract (11/28/01)

Old Soviet threat drives Smallpox plan, with past returning to haunt the U.S.   (11/30/01)

W hen Smallpox failed (12/2/01)

AMA declines to call for national Smallpox vaccine (12/4/01)

Quarantine should be last resort for bioterrorism doctors (12/4/01)

Scientists focus on how Smallpox could spread (12/12/01)

A risky policy on Smallpox vaccinations (12/17/01)

CDC trains State, Municipal officials to handle outbreaks of Smallpox (12/18/01)

Smallpox vaccine poses great danger (12/19/01)

Fearful public clamors for smallpox vaccine (12/26/01)

Round up the unusual suspects (1/2-8/02)

UN experts oppose Smallpox stock destruction (1/10/02)

Expert calls Smallpox 'real threat' (1/14/02)

Sm allpox may be kept for research (1/17/02)

CDC racing to map smallpox genome (1/21/02)

Breakthrough in research with smallpox (1/26/02)

Hopkins dean rues smallpox research (2/01/02)

Study suggests Smallpox vaccine could be stretched with dilution (2/06/02)

Hunting for a safer Smallpox vaccine  (2/15/02)

Smallpox experiment goes well, expert says (2/17/02)

Smallpox is big threat (3/2/02)

Acambis says US smallpox vaccine on track (3/12/02)

Smallpox more dreaded than anthrax (3/14/02)

Defences against smallpox terror attack shored up (3/17/02)

A demon in a bottle (3/18/02)

Drug isn't being stockpiled by U.S. despite potential to fight Smallpox (3/19/02)

Possible new therapy for Smallpox is seen (3/20/02)

Orally available cidofovir derivative active against smallpox  (3/22/02)

Smallpox vaccine turns up (3/28/02) 

Drug maker finds millions of doses of Smallpox vaccine in storage (3/29/02)

To vaccinate or not? Debate on smallpox likely (3/29/02)

Experts urge debate on voluntary Smallpox inoculations (3/29/02)

Aventis to donate Smallpox vaccine (3/30/02)

With vaccine available, Smallpox debate shifts (3/30/02)

Smallpox grows less terrifying  (3/31/02)

New options in assault on Smallpox (4/2/02)

Plenty of vaccines (4/8/02)

Taking stock of smallpox viruses (4/8/02)

 Why defeat of a scourge left world vulnerable (4/14/02)

  Ministers rule out mass vaccination for smallpox (4/15/02)

Others follow U.S. on Smallpox vaccine (4/25/02)

The vaccination question (4/28/02)

US prepares for Smallpox attack  (4/29/02)

Smallpox vaccine 'could kill hundreds' (5/8/02)

Studies cite Smallpox vaccine tradeoff (5/8/02)

Smallpox vaccine: who gets it is the subject of current debate (5/9/02)

Smallpox vaccine knowledge found lacking (5/10/02)

WHO to vote on keeping Smallpox stocks (5/15/02)

TV's smallpox scare unnerves health officials (5/16/02)

U.N. health body postpones destruction of smallpox (5/18/02)

A shot in the dark: swine flu's vaccine lessons (5/27/02)

Researchers make Smallpox protein (5/27/02)

Adult Smallpox immunity doubtful from early jab (5/29/02)

Smallpox immunity is long gone (5/30/02)

In search of a kinder, gentler vaccine (5/31/02)

How to prepare for Smallpox (6/1/02)

Scientists work on Smallpox medicines (6/2/02)

Most Americans would receive Smallpox vaccine despite risks (6/6/02)

To vaccinate, or not (6/6/02)

The many variables of Smallpox debate (6/6/02)

Preventive Smallpox vaccinations urged for health workers (6/7/02)

Few attend N.Y. forum on Smallpox (6/7/02)

Throw the net worldwide (6/12/02)

Smallpox fears renewed (6/15/02)

Report provides new details of Soviet Smallpox accident (6/15/02)

Soviets Had '71 Smallpox outbreak (6/16/02)

U.S. weighs risk of Smallpox, and risk of Smallpox vaccine (6/16/02)

Russia's poorly guarded past (6/17/02)

US Officials Unfazed by Soviet Smallpox Report (6/17/02)

The Soviet Smallpox accident (6/18/02)

Easy target: an unvaccinated population (6/18/02)

The public health priesthood (6/19/02)

Hospitals dodge as CDC seeks Smallpox treatment centers (6/20/02)

Panel debates revising U.S. policy on Smallpox shots (6/20/02)

Panel rejects immunizing all against a Smallpox outbreak (6/21/02)

Limited Smallpox vaccine use eyed (6/21/02)

No mass smallpox vaccinations, panel recommends (6/21/02)

Smallpox proposal raises ethical issues (6/22/02)

In strictest security, scientists infect monkeys with Smallpox (6/26/02)

How to prepare for a Smallpox attack  (6/23&30/02)

U.S. to vaccinate 500,000 workers against Smallpox (7/7/02)

Small thinking on Smallpox (7/8/02)

Feds prepare for Smallpox quarantine (7/8/02)

Study favors different tack on Smallpox (7/9/02)

Volunteers undergoing smallpox vaccine trials (7/9/02)

Smallpox scenarios  (7/10/02)

Facing the Smallpox threat (7/11/02)

The expanding Smallpox plan (7/13/02)

Defending against Smallpox (7/15/02)

Tests on monkeys may help scientists thwart Smallpox (7/16/02)

Decision on Smallpox shots seen in days (7/25/02)

A deadly recipe (7/28/02)

U.S. readies offensive against smallpox threat (7/31/02)

Deciding who is protected against Smallpox (8/9/02)

Smallpox vaccine (8/15/02)

Effect of Smallpox vaccine may be longer, study says (8/29/02)

Smallpox and smallpox vaccination  (8/29/02)

Smallpox vaccination for medical workers proposed (9/4/02)

Big threat, little prevention (9/9/02)

U.S. develops Smallpox vaccine plan (9/14/02)

Israel inoculates emergency workers (9/18/02)

Maker of Smallpox vaccine cites progress (9/19/02)

Smallpox vaccine guidelines readied (9/23/02)

Volunteers key to Smallpox vaccine plan (9/24/02)

 Guide for mass Smallpox vaccinations: recipe with missing ingredients (9/24/02)

 'Trying to vaccinate against fear' (9/27/02)

 Smallpox vaccine to go to public (9/27/02)

 Smallpox vaccination too risky? (9/29/02)

 Bush's smallpox plan makes no sense (9/30/02)

 Smallpox questions (10/3/02)

 Smallpox vaccine backed for public (10/5/02)

 Health officials support Smallpox shots for public (10/7/02)

 Experts: Iraq may have Smallpox (10/8/02)

Study tests defrosted Smallpox vaccine, just in case (10/10/02)

Senator on smallpox shots: Let public choose (10/10/02)

Officials debate Smallpox vaccine (10/11/02)

Pentagon plans Smallpox shots for up to 500,000 (10/12/02)

The Smallpox decision (10/13/02)

White House debate on Smallpox slows plan for wide vaccination (10/13/02)

The Smallpox dilemma (10/14/02)

Big question about Smallpox: what if ... ? (10/15/02)

Officials to discuss Smallpox vaccine (10/16/02)

Panel advises vaccination of 510,000 against Smallpox (10/17/02)

Close monitoring is planned for Smallpox vaccinations (10/18/02)

The specter of a new and deadlier Smallpox (10/14/02)

Ugly side effects of vaccine for Smallpox color planning (10/21/02)

The huge Smallpox question (10/21/02)

Murder by virus (10/22/02)

U.S. may limit suits over Smallpox (10/24/02)

UN Inspectors declare Russia's Smallpox lab safe (10/25/02)

Voluntary smallpox vaccinations for all (10/26/02)

Ruminating on Smallpox vaccine and the Swine Flu fiasco (10/27/02)

False alarm shows how area might respond to smallpox outbreak (10/28/02)

Why not a Smallpox choice (10/29/02)

Staying ahead of a scourge (10/29/02)

Greatest risk of Smallpox Is fear (10/31/02)

Feds seek public input on vaccine (11/1/02)

FDA grants license for Smallpox vaccine (11/2/02)

Proposal to test Smallpox vaccine in young children sets off ethics debate(11/5/02)

4 nations thought to possess Smallpox (11/5/02)

Iraq and North Korea possess Smallpox, intelligence Indicates (11/6/02)

France denies having Smallpox stocks (11/6/02)

Pentagon has Smallpox plan for troops (11/7/02)

New bioterror models limit threat from Smallpox attack (11/8/02)

Bush considers Smallpox vaccine for troops (11/8/02)

Smallpox vaccine trials getting positive results (11/11/02)

Next step in Smallpox effort: drug for vaccine side effects (11/12/02)

Congress to look at Smallpox debate (11/14/02)

Targeted Smallpox vaccination could be effective (11/14/02)

Bush nears Smallpox vaccine approval (11/15/02)]

Homeland bill covers Smallpox shot liability (11/16/02)

Saving public from the Pox (11/19/02)

Don't offer all Americans smallpox vaccinations now (11/19/02)

Hospital launches study of smallpox vaccine that's safe for AIDS patients (11/21/02)

A rash of false alarms helps Smallpox diagnosis (11/22/02)

Bush leans to limited Smallpox vaccination (11/23/02)

Bush readies plan for Smallpox vaccine (11/27/02)

Smallpox vaccinations 'must be voluntary' (11/27/02)

Officials asked to speed Smallpox plan (11/28/02)

Canada, fearing attack, to buy Smallpox vaccines (11/29/02)

ER workers ready for Smallpox vaccine (11/30/02)

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