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Simplified versions of microfluidic devices can also be used to test for certain things, such as a home pregnancy test or a swab at the airport designed to look for anthrax or other harmful substances.
There were all the scares afterwards — biological, anthrax, anxieties about the subway.
In 2014, as many as 84 CDC employees were exposed to live samples of anthrax bacteria that were inadvertently shipped between labs, leading the agency to temporary close two labs and halt shipment of pathogens.
In 2001, the nation's anthrax scare hit the White House with the discovery of a small concentration of spores at an offsite mail processing center.
Human deaths from anthrax in the U.S. are extremely rare.
As Eli Meixler of Time reports, 300 hippos died from an anthrax outbreak in Uganda in 2004.
Last summer, the first fatal Russian outbreak of anthrax in 75 years killed a child and sickened 20.
That put shaving men—especially soldiers—at risk of anthrax.
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