Scientists are warning that long dormant diseases might make a comeback. Climate change has caused the permafrost to melt in areas where disease-causing germs may have been buried.
The CDC has reassigned the director of the Bioterror lab, which was behind the anthrax scare.
The CDC reported that up to 75 staffers might have been exposed to anthrax.
The anthrax bacteria is able to penetrate inside a cell and hide itself in such a manner that even medical analysis cannot detect it sometimes, a study finds. The bacteria uses the same strategy as Trojan horse tale.
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles’ building has evacuated most of its 1,500 employees after receiving a suspicious letter that was believed to contain anthrax.
The commission says that children may be tested for the vaccine, but only after more testing in animals and in adults.