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Anthrax: Short and Extended Messages


These short and extended messages can be used by public health officials during the first hours after a suspected anthrax emergency. The short messages include essential information to help minimize the immediate risk to the public from an attack. The extended messages also include general information that can be used as a resource for officials in developing messages tailored to a specific situation.


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