Volume 8, Number 10—October 2002
Epidemiologic Responses to Anthrax Outbreaks: A Review of Field Investigations, 1950–2001
||No. of cases of anthrax in humans reported nationallyc|
|No. of investigationsb||No. of human cases
aCDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
bExcludes three investigations of suspected anthrax conducted outside the United States (1967, 1986, 1998) and two investigations focused on decontamination of Bacillus anthracis–contaminated textile mills (1967, 1972).
cSources: CDC. MMWR Summary of Notifiable Diseases, United States, 1994 (10); and MMWR Summary of Notifiable Diseases, United States, 1999 (11).
dBefore October 2001 bioterrorism-related anthrax cases.
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