2001 - Anthrax in the United States (State of Florida) - Update
11 October 2001
Disease Outbreak Reported
As of 11 October, WHO has been informed by the WHO Collaborating Centres, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which is working closely with the Florida Department of Health, that an additional person has been positively identified with anthrax bacteria. This brings to 3 the total number of persons in whom anthrax bacteria has been identified, including the man who died on 5 October.