CDC Update: Nevada tests negative, HHS press availability
AM Daily Update
Nevada test results negative
CDC has completed tests of samples from Nevada and the results are negative for anthrax. State health officials have been notified.
HHS press availability
HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson, Surgeon General David Satcher, and spokespersons from the National Institute of Mental Health and CDC will participate in a press availability session at 2:15 PM ET to discuss fears about anthrax and other mental health concerns. For more information about the press availability: www.hhs.gov/news.
Confirmed cases of anthrax disease in the United States: 6 total: 2 in Florida, 3 in New York, and 1 in New Jersey.