First pig flu, now anthrax

From The Australian:

ANTHRAX has killed one person and infected 12 in northeast China, state media reported on Sunday, in the latest outbreak of animal-borne disease to hit the country in recent weeks.

Anthrax, a disease caused by spore-forming bacteria normally contracted through contact with infected livestock, struck on July 29 outside Shenyang, in Liaoning province, Xinhua news agency said on its Web site.

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August 6, 2005 10:41 PM
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