Many of us were riveted to TV and Internet this past week as reports of a potential anthrax leak at the CDC covered the news. Those in the mail industry know the power of this biological threat. It is a grim reminder of the 5 deaths and 17 infections from anthrax in 2001 –likely originating from one of our nation’s labs.
The possibility for a breach of security protocols shouldn’t cause panic, but it should keep us all on high alert. We’ll be tracking this story and providing updates.