According to the news report of Focus-Fen, a man died of Anthrax in a Bulgarian village called Mlada Gvardiya in the coastal district of Varna, sparking off a large scale disinfection. The man gave a history of butchering his cow, which is also suspected to have died of anthrax. Then he allegedly passed meat to … Continue reading Bulgarian Man Dies of Anthrax: Large Scale Disinfection Follows
After 8 cattle and over 100 pigs were found dead in villages around the Simlipal Biosphere of Odisha in India, the villagers were gripped with an anthrax scare. This is based on the fact that in December 2014, an elephant died of suspected anthrax in the range, and later, investigation confirmed the presence of Bacillus … Continue reading Anthrax Scare in Simplipal Biosphere, Odisha, India
An outbreak of anthrax in Koraput, Odisha, and the lack of public health information around it prompts advocacy on the adoption of the One Health framework in India as well.
Croatia has reported an outbreak of anthrax in a herd of cattle. Out of 40 heads of cattle two have come down with the disease and eventually succumbed to it, bringing the case fatality rate to 100%! The diagnosis was made at necropsy of the dead cattle and following confirmation, a first report has been … Continue reading Anthrax Outbreak in Cattle in Croatia