2001 - Anthrax in the United States - Update 14
05 November 2001
Disease Outbreak Reported
As of 4 November 2001, the WHO Collaborating Centres, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported 22 human cases of anthrax, with 17 of these being confirmed and 5 being suspected. There have been 4 deaths associated with inhalational anthrax among the 22 cases. WHO is continuing to monitor the situation in the United States. For the latest information from CDC, click here. In addition, a detailed report on the anthrax outbreak is available in CDC's Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Report (MMWR).