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Bioterror and the Microbiologist’s Response

The discovery of anthrax spores in the Senate Office Building in Washington in October 2001 as well as in several post offices caught microbiologists unprepared for their central role in the War on Terrorism. Infection control specialists were challenged to think of new strategies to confront the anthrax problem. How would you respond to this crisis?

  • develop a plan to decontaminate areas in the Senate Office Building where anthrax spores have been found

Topic(s): Medical Forensics

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