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CDC Update: Chile anthrax investigation, telebriefing 11/29/01

Last updated March 15, 2020

Approved by: Subramanian Malaisamy MD, MRCP (UK), FCCP (USA)

Chile anthrax investigation


CDC Update: Chile anthrax investigation, telebriefing 11/29/01

Chile anthrax investigation

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta today confirmed that an isolate of anthrax sent to CDC for testing from the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Chile is not the same strain of anthrax identified in recent incidents involving contaminated mail. CDC will continue to work with the Ministry of Health in Chile to further characterize the strain.

Telebriefing


There will be a CDC telebriefing at NOON, Thursday, November 29. Topic: MMWR and updates on anthrax investigations

For the latest update on CDC activities and on-going anthrax investigations visit www.bt.cdc.gov or www.cdc.gov/media.

 

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First uploaded: March 15, 2020
Last updated: March 15, 2020