Anthrax Disease

Fun facts

What cause it? Where does it come from? Treated?

Bacillus Anthracis is cause by:

An organism found in cattle, deer, ect. ( hoofed animals ). You can treat it with antibiotics like penicillin, tetracycline, erythromy, and ciprofloxacin. Anthrax is a medical emergency! The sooner the treated, the better.

How is it transmitted

From eating contaminated meat so it could be absorb into our system, or through our skin or inhalation. When humans are exposed to bacteria through handling animals or animal hides.

Its totally safe (It could kill you)

Symptoms and preventions

Skin leison, blood poisioning, food poisoning, small raised bumps, headache, fever, and lymph nodes. It can start out as a simple fever, then turn deadly. It is not contagious. You can get a vaccine or just take prevention antibiotics.

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Fun Facts

1. Anthrax in Greece means coal

2. First bacterium to cause disease

3. Nations signed treaties saying they won't use Anthrax spores as weapons

4. Vaccine created in 1881

Anthrax and Bacillus anthracis


"Anthrax is a deadly disease"