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Remaining at Fort Detrick until well into the 1960s, Mr. Kreh later became one of three workers there to be infected with anthrax and the only one to survive.
Fort Detrick scientists reportedly collected anthrax from Mr. Kreh’s infection and gave it the official substrain name BVK-1.
Whitman recalled how a sound-proof room on a lower floor offered the EPA officials sufficient privacy to discuss sensitive matters during the anthrax crisis in 2001.
Renovations can be observed in older buildings that in Soviet times were factories for mass-producing bacillus anthracis, the bacteria that causes anthrax.
In 2001, envelopes containing anthrax spores began arriving at media companies and senate offices.
Turiciano, who was initially arrested on suspicion of making a terrorist threat, said his anthrax comment was intended to be a joke.
In a mere 19 days, the bombing sprees stirred fear across the Austin and San Antonio regions of Central Texas, evoking the nowhere-is-safe quality of the anthrax mailings of 2001 and the Washington sniper attacks of 2002.
The couple suffered a recent anthrax scare when they were sent a letter containing a racist message and unidentified white powder.
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: a serious disease that affects animals (such as cattle and sheep) and sometimes people
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