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Re: Anthrax Theatre

At 10:37 PM -0800 12/19/98, Anonymous wrote:
>>At 9:17 PM -0800 12/19/98, Anonymous wrote:
>>>The FBI is in between a rock and a hard-on here.
>>>If anthrax spores really had been released into those air ducts, it could
>>>potentially infect anyone in the building. They can't very well let these
>>>people walk out when they might be carriers of antrax. That's the power of
>>>bioweapons: Infect a bunch of people and they do the work of spreading it
>>>for you.
>>This is not how anthrax spreads. Communicability between humans is nearly
>If this is true, we've caught the media in yet another lie. The media likes
>to paint the picture that anthrax can be released in an airport and spread
>to all corners of the country in a matter of hours.
>Typical of the media. Shame on me for accessing anything they've shoved down
>my throat. :)

Even if I hadn't read "The Hot Zone," "The Coming Plague," "The Cobra
Event," and various other CBW books and articles, and even if I hadn't
visited the CDC and other Web sites, I would have known from news reports
that the trick to using anthrax as a weapon is to properly disperse the

Human to human contact is a poor way to disperse these spores. Eating the
flesh of anthrax-infected humans _may_ spread the spores, but data are too
sparse to verify this.

--Tim May

We would go to their homes, and we'd kill their wives and
their children. We would kill their families
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