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Ten Years After September 11th and Anthrax

September 29, 2011
by Laura Segal
Altarum Blog

September 11, 2001 shook the country to our core.

On the heels of experiencing the unimaginable, the field of public health was thrust onto the front lines with the anthrax attacks – and was changed forever.

This month, to commemorate the public health response to these tragedies, the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation issuedRemembering 9/11 and Anthrax:  Public Health’s Vital Role in National Defense(http://healthyamericans.org/health-issues/anthrax-report), which features more than 30 firsthand, on-the-ground accounts of public health professionals.

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