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Title:

Review of the Scientific Approaches Used During the FBI's Investigation of the 2001 Anthrax Letters

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Authors:
Committee on Review of the Scientific Approaches Used During the FBI's Investigation of the 2001 Bacillus Anthracis Mailings; National Research Council
Date posted:
February 15, 2011
Publication type:
Report
Publication:

Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2011

Publisher:
National Academies Press
Availability:
Open access
Introduction:

Less than a month after the September 11, 2001, attacks, letters containing spores of anthrax bacteria (Bacillus anthracis, or B. anthracis) were sent through the U.S. mail. Between October 4 and November 20, 2001, 22 individuals developed anthrax; 5 of the cases were fatal.

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