Results for - Anthrax Snafu

1,784 voters participated in this survey
Anthrax is a serious infectious disease caused by rod-shaped bacteria known as Bacillus anthracis. It can be found naturally in soil and commonly affects domestic and wild animals. Anthrax spores can and have been used as a biological warfare weapon. Prior to this survey were you familiar with anthrax?

1. Anthrax is a serious infectious disease caused by rod-shaped bacteria known as Bacillus anthracis. It can be found naturally in soil and commonly affects domestic and wild animals. Anthrax spores can and have been used as a biological warfare weapon. Prior to this survey were you familiar with anthrax?

Yes
74%
1,322 votes
No
17%
301 votes
Not Applicable
9%
161 votes

2. A US Army laboratory in Utah inadvertently distributed live samples of anthrax. Pentagon officials said Wednesday that it believes 51 laboratories in 17 states, the District of Columbia and three foreign countries might have received samples of live anthrax. At least 22 members of American forces in South Korea may have been exposed to live anthrax spores during a training event. Have you heard this news story?

Yes
41%
725 votes
No
48%
855 votes
Not Applicable
11%
204 votes

3. Anthrax can enter the human body by being ingested, inhaled, or through the skin. Initial symptoms may resemble a common cold. After a few days, if not treated, the symptoms may progress to severe breathing problems and shock, and ultimately death. Death can occur as soon as two days after exposure. Did you realize anthrax could cause death so quickly?

Yes
54%
971 votes
No
29%
526 votes
Undecided
5%
85 votes
Not Applicable
11%
202 votes

4. Are you concerned this mistake could put the general public at risk?

Yes
55%
973 votes
No
19%
334 votes
Undecided
16%
278 votes
Not Applicable
11%
199 votes
06/09/2015 Health & Fitness 1784 25 By: Bboopy13
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