Anthrax in Central Asia NPR's Anne Garrels reports from Kazakhstan that one of the Soviet Union's most deadly legacies in Central Asia was the biological weapon testing sites they left behind 10 years ago. One of the worst is on a small and increasingly accessible island in the Aral Sea, between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.
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NPR's Anne Garrels reports from Kazakhstan that one of the Soviet Union's most deadly legacies in Central Asia was the biological weapon testing sites they left behind 10 years ago. One of the worst is on a small and increasingly accessible island in the Aral Sea, between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.