The Anthrax Attacks 10 Years Later
Bush, L.M. and Perez, M.T. (2012). The Anthrax Attacks 10 Years Later. Annals of Internal Medicine. 156(1_Part_1):41–44.
This article reviews the lessons learned during the first documented case of the 2001 anthrax attacks. The authors provide in depth details of the initial arrival of the patient to the hospital, physician identification of the agent, internal and external alerting protocols, criminal investigation, challenges within vaccination protocols, and the importance of surveillance for rapid disease identification.