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Bioterrorism / Smallpox Risk #653761

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 08, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Claims from a germ expert that there is no guarantee of completely decontaminating an area affected by anthrax reported.

(New York: Robert Bazell) Medical tests to determine whether the limited amount of smallpox vaccine available could be diluted and used to protect more people in case of a bioterrorist attack reported. [Research volunteer Tia NEELY - says she feels like she is doing her part.] [National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony FAUCI - says nobody knows how high the risk of smallpox is.] [Hadron, Incorporated Dr. Ken ALIBEK - says a terrorist probably could get smallpox and learn how to use it.] [Department of Health and Human Services Dr. District Attorney HENDERSON - says a smallpox outbreak could be controlled.]

Reporter(s):
Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom
Duration:
00:02:40

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