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  2. Lessons from the deadly anthrax attacks of 2001 - AOL

    Editor’s Note: A new episode of the CNN Original Series “How It Really Happened” spotlights the terrifying anthrax attacks that followed Sept. 11, 2001, taking viewers inside one of the ...

  3. 2001 anthrax attacks - Wikipedia

    The 2001 anthrax attacks, also known as Amerithrax (a combination of "America" and "anthrax", from its FBI case name), [2] occurred in the United States over the course of several weeks beginning on September 18, 2001, one week after the September 11 terrorist attacks. Letters containing anthrax spores were mailed to several news media offices ...

  4. Bruce Edwards Ivins - Wikipedia

    Bruce Edwards Ivins ( / ˈaɪvɪnz /; April 22, 1946 – July 29, 2008) [1] was an American microbiologist, vaccinologist, [1] senior biodefense researcher at the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), Fort Detrick, Maryland, and the person suspected by the FBI of the 2001 anthrax attacks. [2]

  5. The Anthrax Attacks: In the Shadow of 9/11 - Wikipedia

    Justin Melland. Distributed by. Netflix. Release date. 8 September 2022. ( 2022-09-08) The Anthrax Attacks: In the Shadow of 9/11 is a 2022 documentary written and directed by Dan Krauss and produced by BBC Studios Productions about the 2001 anthrax attacks .

  6. Steven Hatfill - Wikipedia

    Steven Jay Hatfill (born October 24, 1953) is an American pathologist and biological weapons expert. He became the subject of extensive media coverage beginning in mid-2002, when he was a suspect in the 2001 anthrax attacks. [1] His home was repeatedly raided by the FBI, his phone was tapped, and he was extensively surveilled for more than two ...

  7. Anthrax - Wikipedia

    20–80% die without treatment [5] [7] Frequency. >2,000 cases per year [8] Anthrax is an infection caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis. [2] Infection typically occurs by contact with the skin, inhalation, or intestinal absorption. [9] Symptom onset occurs between one day and more than two months after the infection is contracted. [1]

  8. Anthrax weaponization - Wikipedia

    Anthrax weaponization is the development and deployment of the bacterium Bacillus anthracis or, more commonly, its spore (referred to as anthrax), as a biological weapon. As a biological weapon, anthrax has been used in biowarfare and bioterrorism since 1914. [1]

  9. List of anthrax outbreaks - Wikipedia

    In September 2001, letters containing anthrax spores were mailed to several news media offices and two U.S. Senators, killing five people and infecting 17 others. Of those infected, 11 developed cutaneous anthrax, while 11 developed inhalation anthrax. 20 of the 22 infected worked at a site where contaminated mail was handled or received.