Read a report concerning the Washington anthrax scare in 2001 at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A28469-2005Apr5.html.
According to the Model Emergency Response Communications Plan for Infectious Disease Outbreaks and Bioterrorist Events, what protocols should have been in place? Were they followed? The report says, “Ultimately each situation will be governed by its own unique circumstances.” Did the circumstances of the anthrax scare and its proximity to 9/11 justify a departure from protocol?
Address these issues in a paper of seven-to-ten pages, double-spaced. References need to be cited.