As anthrax was discovered in U.S. Capitol office buildings in mid-October, the American College of Emergency Physicians was in the middle of its annual scientific assembly in Chicago. The sessions on bioterror and disaster preparedness — usually a weak draw — pulled in standing-room-only crowds. “We try to be all-inclusive, and we'd planned these sessions back in December [2000],” says Debbie Smithey, meetings and education manager for ACEP. “When we wrote anthrax into the “Derm and Doom,” ...

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