More Anthrax, More Mystery

Two months after the first cases of anthrax were diagnosed, the FBI still knows next to nothing about who has been spreading the disease through the mail and why--and the death of Ottilie Lundgren of Oxford, Conn., from inhalation anthrax makes things even more confusing. It's hard to imagine that the woman, 94, was a target. Her mailbox had no sign of the bacteria, and though her aging immune system may have been less resistant to spores than a younger person's, investigators are baffled. Unlike Kathy Nguyen, the New York City hospital worker who died four weeks ago after contracting an...

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