Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 13th, 2002
Federal health officials issued new guidelines specifically for anthrax cleanup cases, saying the existing rules for work in hazardous sites don't go far enough to protect those workers.
Protective suits and antibiotics are not enough, said Dr. Elena Page of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. The suits can fail, and it may not be healthy to use antibiotics for the long periods of time workers can spend on a cleanup job.
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