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  • Maine hospital quarantines man who claims exposure to anthrax

    Source: https://www.pressherald.com/2019/08/...re-to-anthrax/

    Maine hospital quarantines man who claims exposure to anthrax
    The man and a hospital staffer are under a precautionary quarantine, and there is no known risk to the public.
    By DARCIE MOORETimes Record
    Posted 3:26 PM
    Updated 6 mins ago

    BRUNSWICK ó Mid Coast Hospital placed a man and a staff member he interacted with under quarantine Thursday after the patient reported to emergency room staff that he had been exposed to anthrax.

    The unidentified man brought himself to the hospital around 10:40 a.m. and was seen by a triage staffer before he was quickly escorted into a decontamination area, said Judy Kelsh, director of marketing and communications for the hospital.

    Kelsh said the hospital is following emergency protocols, and that the incident is being treated as a scare. Personnel from the Brunswick police and fire departments, as well as the state Centers for Disease Control, have responded to the incident...

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    Source: https://www.timesrecord.com/articles...hrax-exposure/

    Brunswick manís claim of anthrax exposure proves unfounded after hospital takes precautions
    | August 22, 2019
    BY DARCIE MOORE
    Times Record Staff

    BRUNSWICK ó Mid Coast Hospital placed a Brunswick man under quarantine Thursday when he visited the emergency room and claimed he was exposed to anthrax.

    The threat was a false alarm, according to Brunswick police...

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