Remembering 911 and Anthrax Attacks Public Health’s Vital Role in National Defense
Trust for America’s Health. (2011). Remembering 9/11 and Anthrax Attacks: Public Health’s Vital Role in National Defense.
This issue report reviews lessons learned during the 2001 anthrax attacks through in-depth interviews with responding professionals from local, state, and federal public health agencies. They discuss their experiences during the 2001 attacks, reflect on the progress made within the 10 years since the attack, identify ongoing preparedness gaps, and provide recommendations for sustaining public health emergency response capabilities through all hazards planning.