Lessons from the 2001 Anthrax attacks take on a new meaning

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 4:59pm


Twenty years ago, the world turned upside down and global geopolitics forever changed because of 9/11. But in the weeks that followed, another event would grip Americans, and help reshape biosecurity as we know it — or at least attempt to. The World’s Elana Gordon reports on the legacy of the 2001 anthrax attacks and how those lessons are taking on a new meaning and urgency during today’s pandemic.