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Sverdlovsk Accidental Release MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sverdlovsk Accidental Release
Tree Number(s)
K01.400.504.968.750
N06.850.135.190.500
Unique ID
D055905
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055905
Annotation
coordinate with DISASTERS if pertinent
Scope Note
ANTHRAX outbreak that occurred in 1979 and was associated with a research facility in Sverdlovsk, in the Ural mountain region of central RUSSIA. Most victims worked or lived in a narrow zone extending from the facility. The zone of anthrax-caused livestock mortality paralleled the northerly wind that prevailed shortly before the outbreak. It was concluded that an escape of ANTHRAX caused outbreak.
Previous Indexing
Accidents (1979-2008)
Anthrax (1979-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2015/06/29
Sverdlovsk Accidental Release Preferred
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