Substance Tests Negative for Anthrax

For Immediate Release: June 15, 2006
Contact: Communication Office

BURLINGTON– The Vermont Department of Health laboratory confirmed today that the substance collected from a letter that was opened at Missisquoi Valley Union High School in Highgate, Vermont on June 12 was negative for anthrax and other bioterrorism agents.

For more information about anthrax or suspicious white powder exposures, visit the Health Department website at


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