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Anthrax Scare

U.S. Officials Purge Biosafety Board In Midst Of Anthrax Crisis

Reuters | Posted 09.14.2014 | Science

By Sharon Begley and David Morgan NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal officials, amid the worst U.S. biosafety crisis in years, have...

Suspicious White Powder At Brooklyn Courthouse

Posted 07.07.2013 | New York

The NYPD has confirmed that police are investigating a suspicious white powder found Tuesday at the U.S. District Court House for the Eastern District...

Monkeypox And Anthrax Exposures In Maryland?

The Frederick News-Post, Md. | Courtney Mabeus | Posted 06.03.2013 | DC

Two of the potential biological exposures within labs at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases in 2012 involved the monkeypo...

Anthrax Hoax Targeting Rubio, Nelson Leads To Arrest

AP | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Florida woman is facing nine counts of mailing hoax anthrax letters to the offices of U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson. ...

Anthrax Attacks: Report On Bruce Ivins Faults Army In 2001 Mailings

latimes.com | David Willman, Special to the Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Army scientist believed responsible for the 2001 anthrax letter attacks that killed five people and crippled mail delivery in parts of the country...

Jay DeVaughn To Plead Guilty In Anthrax Mailing Hoax

KMGH Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- A Colorado man has indicated he wants to plead guilty to mailing fake anthrax letters to the offices of three Alabama Congressmen ...

The Tamiflu in the Closet

Marcia DeSanctis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcia DeSanctis

The topic of swine flu is getting nudged from the front page by stories that are actually and quantifiably big. For the moment, the networks are shedd...

Ogden IRS Building Evacuated: 'Suspicious Substance' Found, Hazmat Called To IRS Building In Utah

AP | MIKE STARK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

OGDEN, Utah — A suspicious substance found at an IRS building in Ogden, Utah, on Monday is not hazardous, an official with the U.S. Postal Inspe...

Senate Anthrax Scare: Letter To Reid On Health Care From Former Surgeon General Shuts Down Senate

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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Letters Prompt anthrax scares across Alabama

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Envelopes containing white powder set off anthrax scares in five Alabama cities, shutting down two federal courthouses Monday...

Anthrax Scare: Suspicious Powder Sent To French, Austrian, Consulates

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Envelopes containing suspicious powder were sent to three foreign consulates in Manhattan on Monday, but initial tests suggested the ...

Wall Street Journal Anthrax Scare: Newspaper Receives 10 Envelopes Containing White Powder

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Authorities investigating white powder found Wednesday in envelopes at the Wall Street Journal in New York and Harvard Law School in ...

Mormon Temples Receive Letters With Suspicious Powder In Utah, LA

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Letters containing a suspicious white powder were sent Thursday to Mormon temples in Los Angeles and Salt Lake City that were the ...

New York Times Receives Envelope With "White Granular Substance"

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — An employee of The New York Times opened a letter Wednesday containing a white powder that officials later said was harmless. The di...

Anthrax Scientist Suspected By FBI Kills Himself: Report

AP | MATT APUZZO and LARA JAKES JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Anthrax-laced letters that killed five people and severely rattled the post-9/11 nation may have been part of an Army scientist's w...

Anthrax Doctor's Suit With Justice Department Settled

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A former Army scientist who was named as a person of interest in the 2001 anthrax attacks will receive $5.8 million to settle his l...