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The Anthrax Threat to America It is August 1 at the AIM building in Palm Beach Florida 1000 people are in line to receive protective antibiotics to be tested for exposure to anthrax - all this after a man who would later die was admitted to a local hospital for possible anthrax exposure Anthrax is a disease caused by bacteria found in livestock A breakout in Iraq once killed a million sheep Today at least 17 nations are believed to have biological weapons programs that include weapons grade Anthrax Research on anthrax use as a biological weapon began 80 years ago Thomas Despite the large possibility of anthrax there has not been a confirmed case of inhalation anthrax in the United States since 1978 This is why the cases of anthrax that have shown up in recent weeks have come as such a shock and have been met with paranoia Despite the long-standing history of Anthrax for a period it had been forgotten about Since the beginning of anthrax use as a biological weapon in 1920s the United States has lost track of which nations have weaponized anthrax This is one of the major causes for concern It is known that Iraq one of the United States enemies has produced and weaponized anthrax Thomas but their could be countless other nations and terrorist groups that could obtain it Another problem involving anthrax is its deadliness In 1979 the accidental release of anthrax in the former Soviet Union resulted in 79 cases of the anthrax and 68 deaths demonstrating the lethal potential of anthrax Anthrax also puts a strain on the economy At an average cost of 262 per person infected an the fact that if there is a major release of anthrax 88 out of every 100 people would not survive the ensuing sickness despite antibiotics Thomas Some scientists say that a solution to the anthrax threat would be vaccination but the total vaccination
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