Worst-Case Scenario: An Elementary School Student's Inquiry

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From a November 16, 2001 article by Theresa Kilen in North Carolina's Elkin Tribune, recounting an elementary school assembly to discuss bioterrorism fears:

[A] student asked if a person could get smallpox and anthrax at the same time.

"Yes," [Dr.] John Williams answered. "But I would have to compare the chances of that happening to a person having a bomb dropped on them and getting hit by a train at the same time."