Bangladesh hit by anthrax outbreak

A bacteria that grows naturally in soil infects livestock and can be passed on to humans as well.

    Bangladesh has been hit by an outbreak of anthrax, which is a bacteria that grows naturally in the soil.

    It infects livestock and can also be passed on to humans, if they eat the meat or handle infected animals.

    Al Jazeera's Nicholas Haque sent this report from northern Bangladesh.

    (Warning: Some viewers may find certain images in this report distressing.)

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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