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Could there be naturally occuring anthrax bacteria in our towns and cities?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Anthrax

Animals can get anthrax by ingesting anthrax spores from the soil.
Anthrax in animals occurs worldwide but can be controlled by vaccination of animals. In recent years, anthrax has been reported among animals in many countries, and is especially common in parts of africa, asia, and the middle east. It occurs much less frequently in the United States, because animal health and inspection programs.

In brief: Anthrax

Animals can get anthrax by ingesting anthrax spores from the soil.
Anthrax in animals occurs worldwide but can be controlled by vaccination of animals. In recent years, anthrax has been reported among animals in many countries, and is especially common in parts of africa, asia, and the middle east. It occurs much less frequently in the United States, because animal health and inspection programs.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Yes

Anthrax is soil borne.
It can be found on all seven continents. However, most mammal outbreaks have occurred in undeveloped countries.

In brief: Yes

Anthrax is soil borne.
It can be found on all seven continents. However, most mammal outbreaks have occurred in undeveloped countries.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Yes

Anthrax is naturally present in the soil.

In brief: Yes

Anthrax is naturally present in the soil.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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