STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Anthrax hits two beef cattle
News release from the state Ag Department:
Confirmation of anthrax as the cause of death of two Pembina County beef cattle last week has prompted state animal health officials to renew their call for... Posted on 8/24/10 at 10:40 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Federal officials say a man charged in North Dakota with sending more than 50 death, anthrax and bomb threat letters across the country will be returned to Connecticut for prosecution within the next few weeks.
Confirmation of anthrax in another North Dakota county has prompted state animal health officials to again urge livestock producers, especially in areas with a history of anthrax, to have their animals vaccinated for the disease.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI sought to close the book on its long, frustrating hunt for the killer behind the 2001 anthrax letters Friday, formally ending its investigation and concluding a mentally unhinged scientist was responsible for killing five people and unnerving Americans nationwide.
Anthrax-laced letters that killed five people and severely rattled the post-9/11 nation may have been part of an Army scientist’s warped plan to test his cure for the deadly toxin, officials said Friday. The brilliant but troubled scientist committed suicide this week, knowing prosecutors were closing in.
By Matt Zpuzzo and Lara Jakes Jordan, The Associated Press
, August 02, 2008
North Dakota’s state veterinarian is warning farmers and ranchers that soil conditions could increase the risk of anthrax to their livestock.
July 09, 2008
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