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Post Anthrax, Post Office Struggles to Recover

A year ago, health officials shut down the Brentwood postal facility in Washington, D.C. It had been contamined with anthrax spores sent through the mail. Two workers died of inhalation anthrax. The building remains closed, and its former workers are still struggling with their anger and fear. NPR's Richard Harris reports for Morning Edition.

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Award-winning journalist Richard Harris has reported on a wide range of topics in science, medicine and the environment since he joined NPR in 1986. In early 2014, his focus shifted from an emphasis on climate change and the environment to biomedical research.