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Rare anthrax case diagnosed in Minnesota

CHICAGO — Minnesota health officials said Tuesday they are investigating a rare case of anthrax inhalation linked to exposure to the dreaded bacteria in the natural environment. The FBI briefly investigated the case because anthrax has been used in terror attacks. But the bureau determined there was “no evidence suggesting…

Panel casts doubt on FBI scientific evidence in anthrax case

An independent panel of scientists has determined that the FBI did not have enough scientific evidence to produce a conviction in the case of the 2001 anthrax attacks that killed five people. The National Academies of Sciences released a review Tuesday of the science used in the investigation. The $1.1…