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Report: Postal Officials Downplayed Anthrax Danger

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Report: Postal Officials Downplayed Anthrax Danger

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Report: Postal Officials Downplayed Anthrax Danger

Report: Postal Officials Downplayed Anthrax Danger

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Congressional investigators criticize health and postal officials over the handling of anthrax attacks in 2001. Investigators say key test results on contamination from anthrax spores were kept from Connecticut postal workers. Hear NPR's Michele Norris and Marilyn Thompson, author of The Killer Strain: Anthrax and a Government Exposed.