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BMJ 2003; 326 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7383.240 (Published 01 February 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:240

US monitors air for deadly germs: The Bush administration is to start using a national system of environmental monitors to ascertain within 24 hours whether anthrax, smallpox, and other deadly germs have been released into the air. Many of the existing 3000 air quality sampling stations in major US cities will incorporate data analysis equipment that has been adapted …

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