anthrax

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Anthrax Outbreak Persists in Zambia Despite Public Health Efforts
Feb 6, 2017 | Jackie Sheridan

  For the past several months, Zambia has been combating another anthrax outbreak. A prior outbreak occurred in the province of Muchinga in late...

Anthrax Outbreak in Siberia as a Harbinger of the Unfreezing of Pathogens
Aug 16, 2016 | Colleen Nguyen

On August 1, 2016 in Northern Russia, a 12-year-old boy died of anthrax, marking the first fatal case among 20 confirmed infected humans from the...

Anthrax, Ricin, or Smallpox: Which Are the Deadliest Bioterrorism Agents?
Apr 24, 2013 | Jason Hayes

In between the Boston Marathon bombings and the devastating explosion in West, Texas last week, Americans also heard about the interception of...

Contaminated Heroin Suspected in European Anthrax Outbreak
Sep 12, 2012 | Robyn Correll Carlyle

British health officials announced Monday that another drug user in Blackpool has died of an anthrax infection. The individual died after injecting...

Anthrax Death Reported in Siberia
Aug 27, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

Russia declared a state of emergency after an anthrax outbreak caused its first death. The outbreak occurred in the village of Druzhba, in the Altai...

Anthrax Kills 12 Cows in Germany
Jul 20, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

One cowherd in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany is suffering from a rare outbreak of anthrax disease. The Minister of Agriculture from Magdeburg, the capital...

Anthrax Suspected in the Death of Canada's Bison
Jul 12, 2012 | Robyn Correll Carlyle

Canadian news organizations reported Monday that another 23 bison carcasses were found in Canada’s Northwest Territories. Last week the Northwest...

Outbreak of Cutaneous Anthrax in Liaoning, China
Aug 12, 2011 | Glory Song

As of yesterday, 30 patients, 3 of which have been confirmed,  in Haicheng City and Xiuyan County of Liaoning Province, were admitted to local...

14 Hospitalized with Suspected Anthrax in Tajikistan
Apr 21, 2011 | healthmap

  At least 14 people have been hospitalized with suspected anthrax in the Sogdiana region of Tajikistan. In late March, a resident of the village...