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Volume 11, Number 1—January 2005

Research

HEPA/Vaccine Plan for Indoor Anthrax Remediation

Lawrence M. Wein*Comments to Author , Yifan Liu*, and Terrance J. Leighton†
Author affiliations: *Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA; †Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, California, USA

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Figure 3

The amount of indoor floor area in lower Manhattan (vertical axes) that is contaminated at various anthrax concentration levels (horizontal axes) as a result of an outdoor release of 1.5 kg of anthrax spores. Plot A, an average of 92 scenarios (9 release locations in Manhattan times 8 wind directions, plus 20 release locations on the outskirts of Manhattan). Plot B, provides similar information for the scenario that generated the largest total area of contamination.

Figure 3. . . The amount of indoor floor area in lower Manhattan (vertical axes) that is contaminated at various anthrax concentration levels (horizontal axes) as a result of an outdoor release of 1.5 kg of anthrax spores. Plot A, an average of 92 scenarios (9 release locations in Manhattan times 8 wind directions, plus 20 release locations on the outskirts of Manhattan). Plot B, provides similar information for the scenario that generated the largest total area of contamination.

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