China reports deadly anthrax pneumonia case – ET HealthWorld

BEIJING: China on Monday reported an anthrax pneumonia patient from northern Hebei province’s Chengde city, who had contact history with cattle, sheep and products that come from these animals. The patient was transported to Beijing by an ambulance four days ago after showing symptoms and the person was later quarantined and put under treatment, state-run Global Times reported, quoting the Beijing centre for disease control and prevention (Beijing CDC). Anthrax is prevalent among cattle and sheep. Human beings usually get infected after coming in contact with sick animals or contaminated…

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