Analysis Of The Anthhrax Email Attack

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The anthrax mail attack which occurred in September, 2011 was as a result of the anthrax spores being delivered in letters to several media houses and two US senetors. This occurred just a week after the September 11 attack which left 5 people dead and 17 people infected. This formed one of the most complex FBI investigation and it left the department of public health with several lessons to learn. Some of the lessons which were left to be learnt are: a) Treat aggressively There is need to aggressively treat sick people to prevent mortality. The aggressive treatment of anthrax which was previously thought to have 100% mortality lead to the saving of lives. This also includes prevention of new exposures by restricting access to areas of potential
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