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America On Guard / Anthrax Investigation #651874

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The detection of anthrax spores at postal facilities in Kansas City, Missouri, and Indianapolis, IN, and the possible contamination at four FDA (Food and Drug Administration) mail rooms in Maryland reported; map shown.

(New York: Elizabeth Kaledin) The investigation into the source of the anthrax letters and the way New Yorker Kathy Nguyen contracted anthrax reported. [Neighbor Anna RODRIGUEZ - says Nguyen visited people and traveled a lot.] [National Insts. of Health Dr. Anthony FAUCI - asks about Nguyen's daily routine.] [New York City health commissioner Dr. Neal COHEN - explains why Nguyen's case is a mystery.] [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Dr. Stephen OSTROFF - says the anthrax strains in every case have matched.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The efforts to stop unauthorized sales of Cipro to Americans and a warning not to prescribe doxycycline to pregnant women exposed to anthrax noted.

Reporter(s):
Kaledin, Elizabeth;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:40

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