Agent Name

Bacillus anthracis

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Infectious Agents

Comments

Anthrax is endemic in some agricultural areas (sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, South & Central America, southern & eastern Europe. Anthrax spores are respirable particles and they can survive in the soil for decades.

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Diseases

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