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FOR RELEASE: October 30, 2001
CONTACT: Dick Gunn

Media Advisory:
Bioterrorism and Anthrax Issues

Bioterrorism and Anthrax Daily Update 10/30/01:

  • Results from environmental sampling at the U.S. Postal Service Maintenance Technical Support Center (MTSC) in Norman are still pending.
  • As of 11 a.m. this morning, the Public Health Laboratory of the Oklahoma State Department of Health had performed testing on 361 environmental samples for the presence of anthrax or biologic agents. All have tested negative for biologic contamination.
  • Check out the Oklahoma State Department of Health Web site for more information concerning anthrax and other biological agents: http://www.health.state.ok.us/program/cdd/anthrax/anthrax.htm.


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