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Lessons Learned from Anthrax

It's been a year since anthrax spores sent in letters through the mail made bioterrorism real for Americans. Since then, the government has tried to make the nation safer. In part one of a series on bioterrorism preparedness, NPR's Richard Knox looks at how health officials hope to detect future attacks.

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Since he joined NPR in 2000, Knox has covered a broad range of issues and events in public health, medicine, and science. His reports can be heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Talk of the Nation, and newscasts.