Volume 9, Number 5—May 2003
Planning against Biological Terrorism: Lessons from Outbreak Investigations
|Report no.||Investigation||Beginning of outbreak||No. of days from first case to problem identification||No. of days from problem identification to initial CDC contact|
||Large salmonellosis outbreak caused by intentional contamination of restaurant salad bars, Oregon
||Shigellosis outbreak in hospital laboratory workers, Texas
||Shigella sonnei outbreak in laboratory workers, New Hampshire
||Unexplained critical illness, New Hampshire
|99-094||Encephalitis cluster with paralysis of unknown etiology, New York (West Nile virus)||8/9/99||14||6|
aCDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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