Following is a list of the three people in the U.S. who have died from anthrax in the last few weeks, other cases that have been reported and the locations where the bacterium has been found:
Died of inhalation anthrax:
• Robert Stevens, 63, photo editor, the Sun, American Media Inc., Boca Raton, Fla. Died Oct. 5.
• Thomas Morris Jr., 55, Washington postal worker. Died Oct. 21.
• Joseph Curseen, 47, Washington postal worker. Died Oct. 22.
Contracted inhalation anthrax:
• Ernesto Blanco, 73, mail room worker at AMI in Boca Raton. Released from hospital Oct. 23.
• 59-year-old man, a mail handler from State Department offsite mail room; remains hospitalized.
• 57-year-old man, Washington postal worker; remains hospitalized.
• Washington postal worker; remains hospitalized.
• New Jersey female postal worker, remains hospitalized.
Contracted skin anthrax:
• 38-year-old woman, assistant to NBC anchorman Tom Brokaw, New York. Another NBC aide has "suspicious and probable" case.
• Seven-month-old son of ABC News producer, New York.
• 27-year-old assistant to CBS anchorman Dan Rather, New York.
• Johanna Huden, 30, assistant to editorial page editor at New York Post. Another Post employee has suspected case.
• Female letter carrier at West Trenton post office in Ewing, N.J.
• 35-year-old woman who sorts and loads mail in Hamilton, N.J. Another Hamilton employee, a maintenance worker, likely had skin anthrax but tests to confirm could not be done because he had already been treated with antibiotics.
Anthrax found at:
• Offsite facility that processes mail for the Justice Department.
• Offsite warehouse that processes mail for the Supreme Court.
• Offsite mail-screening facility for White House on military installation.
• Mail processing building of the CIA in McLean, Va.
• State Department offsite mail facility in Sterling, Va.
• Mailroom in the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Silver Spring, Md.
• Brentwood postal facility in Washington.
• A post office in southwest Washington.
• Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle's Washington office in the Hart Senate Office Building, on letter postmarked Oct. 9, Trenton, N.J.
• Stairway between the Hart building's eighth and ninth floors, a ninth-floor ventilation filter and in the area immediately in front of a first floor freight elevator.
• Dirksen Senate Office Building, where mail for Senate offices is processed; Ford House Office Building, where mail for House offices is processed; offices of three members of Congress in the Longworth House Office Building; and an offsite postal facility where all congressional mail is processed.
• NBC, New York, on letter postmarked Sept. 18, Trenton, N.J.
• New York Post, on letter postmarked Sept. 18, Trenton, N.J.
• CBS, Rather's office and anteroom.
• U.S. Postal Service's Morgan Processing and Distribution Center, New York.
• Regional mail center, Hamilton, N.J.
• Princeton, N.J. post office.
• American Media Inc., Boca Raton, Fla., on keyboard of man who died and in mail room.
• Three U.S. Postal Service facilities in Florida, two in Boca Raton, where AMI is based; one in Lake Worth, near AMI's former address in Lantana.
• Manhattan office of New York Gov. George Pataki.