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Pentagon: Suspect Anthrax Also Sent to Canada, Washington

The Pentagon says it has determined that possibly live anthrax was mistakenly sent to labs in Canada and Washington state, in addition to the numerous labs in the U.S. and abroad that were announced last week.

06/02/2015

The Pentagon says it inadvertently shipped live anthrax spores to as many as nine laboratories and is investigating how that happened. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pentagon: Anthrax Shipments Broader Than First Thought

The Pentagon said Friday that the Army’s mistaken shipments of live anthrax to research laboratories were more widespread than it initially reported, prompting the Defense Department’s second-ranking official to order a thorough review.

05/29/2015

Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Army Chief: Human Error Likely Not Cause of Anthrax Mistake

Human error probably was not a factor in the Army’s mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to numerous U.S. government and commercial laboratories in the U.S. and in South Korea, the Army’s top general said Thursday.

05/28/2015

A mailbox remains covered in plastic, while an American flag flies at half mast in honor of the two postal employees in Washington who died of from Anthrax, October 24, 2001 in Hamilton, NJ. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

DC Museum Displays Items From 2001 Anthrax Attacks

Evidence from the 2001 anthrax attacks is going on public display at the Smithsonian Institution.

06/30/2014

Then Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) (C) talks with advisor Richard Danzig (R) during a flight to West Virginia while campaigning in 2008. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Report: Gov’t Adviser Urging Nation to Stockpile Anti-Anthrax Medicine Also Worked for Drug Co.

Former Navy Secretary Richard J. Danzig, who has served as a bio-warfare adviser to the president, the Pentagon, and the Department of Homeland Security, urged the government to stockpile an anti-anthrax drug while serving as a director for the company that supplied it, according to a report published Sunday.

05/20/2013

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GRAMMY® Gourmet: Scott Ian of Anthrax

Scott Ian is no stranger to the GRAMMY Awards. His band Anthrax have been nominated three times in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance category since its introduction in 1990. This year they’ve garnered their fourth, […]

02/04/2013

Joey Belladonna and Scott Ian of Anthrax/photo credit: Maria Ives

Behind The Song: Anthrax’s ‘I’m Alive’

Anthrax’s “I’m Alive” has had a long road to the GRAMMYs. There song has gone through changes to the title and lyrics, the band went through three singers and the country has a different President […]

02/01/2013