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Anthrax Preparations May Not Prevent Deaths

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Anthrax Preparations May Not Prevent Deaths

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Anthrax Preparations May Not Prevent Deaths

Anthrax Preparations May Not Prevent Deaths

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Earlier this year the government announced plans to buy enough anthrax vaccine to cover 25 million Americans. But a new study suggests that in many scenarios, a vaccine is unlikely to save many lives. NPR's David Kestenbaum reports.