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DHS Releases Guidance for Protecting Responders’ Health During Aerosol Anthrax Attack

Nov 19, 2012

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued guidance, based on a federal interagency working group effort, to educate first responders on protective actions they should take in the event of a wide-area anthrax release. The document, "Guidance for Protecting Responders' Health during the First Week Following a Wide-Area Aerosol Anthrax Attack," focuses on a specific scenario of a large-scale aerosol anthrax release in a major U.S. city and the immediate post-attack environment. For more information, click here.