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  • proper noun The 2001 anthrax attacks in the United States, in which letters containing anthrax spores were mailed to news media offices and politicians.

Etymologies

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Blend of America and anthrax; the name used for the case by the FBI.

Examples

  • The investigative summary and the attachments are now accessible to the public and have been posted to the Justice Department Web site at www. usdoj.gov/amerithrax under the Freedom of Information Act. In addition, roughly 2,700 pages of FBI documents related to the Amerithrax case are now accessible to the public and have been posted to the FBI website at

    USDOJ: Justice News

  • "Dr. Ivins' life's work appeared destined for failure, absent an unexpected event," said the Justice Department's final report on the anthrax investigation, called Amerithrax.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • The agencies posted documents related to the so-called Amerithrax investigation, the biggest bio-weapons probe in U.S. history.

    BusinessWeek.com --

  • The agencies posted documents related to the so-called Amerithrax investigation, the biggest bio-weapons probe in U.S. history.

    BusinessWeek.com --

  • The investigation, known as Amerithrax, is not officially closed.

    RINF Alternative News Media: Daily Breaking News

  • The handling of the almost nine-year investigation, dubbed "Amerithrax" by the FBI, has never sat well with Congress.

    Sen. Leahy on anthrax case: 'It's not closed'

  • The handling of the almost nine-year investigation, dubbed "Amerithrax" by the FBI, has never sat well with Congress.

    Sen. Leahy on anthrax case: 'It's not closed'

  • The only likely place: Fort Detrick, Maryland, source of the spores that killed five people and left two dozen permanently injured in the "Amerithrax" letter attacks of October, 2001.

    Crying Wolf: The Terrorist Crop-Duster

  • The investigation into the 2001 anthrax attacks (dubbed "Amerithrax" by the FBI) is now closed.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • This document sets forth a summary of the evidence developed in the "Amerithrax" investigation, the largest investigation into a bio-weapons attack in U.S. history.

    USDOJ: Justice News

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