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Anthrax Transmission and the Mail

At mail-handling processing sites, anthrax spores may be put into the air during the operation and maintenance of high-speed, mail-sorting machines, potentially exposing workers. In addition, these spores could get into heating, ventilating, or air conditioning (HVAC) systems.
 
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