Understanding anthrax

06/26/2013 | LiveScience.com

Anthrax is a zoonotic bacterial disease caused by Bacillus anthracis that infects a number of mammalian species, including humans. The most common form in humans is cutaneous anthrax, but gastrointestinal and respiratory disease, the most deadly form, also occur. Because it's a very durable pathogen and relatively easy to maintain in a lab, anthrax has been used as a terrorism agent, notably in Japan in 1993 and in the U.S. in 2001, where it killed five people and infected 17 others.

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