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  • Tanzania: 2019 Anthrax

    Four deaths and 77 ill in Nzoka Village, Momba District after eating meat suspected to be contaminated. Outbreak contained.

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    Anthrax outbreak in southern Tanzania under control – Official
    Monday, February 18, 2019 2:15 pm

    An outbreak of anthrax in Tanzania’s Southern highlands region of Songwe that killed four people in January is now under control, a Senior Official said on Monday.

    Songwe Regional Administrative Secretary David Kafulila said since the outbreak of the disease in the region on Dec. 10, 2018, regional authorities have taken measures aimed at ending the spread of the disease.

    The disease was said to have left 81 people falling ill after they ate infected meat.

    “Since Jan. 7, we haven’t recorded any new cases of anthrax in Songwe region,’’ Kafulila told Xinhua in an interview...


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      Anthrax outbreak in northern Tanzania under control: official
      Source: Xinhua| 2019-03-07 22:30:34|Editor: Mu Xuequan

      DAR ES SALAAM, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian authorities said on Thursday the recent outbreak of anthrax in some northern parts of the country which killed seven people was now under control.

      The deadly disease was reported in Moshi and Rombo districts in Kilimanjaro region, and in Longido in Arusha region where scores of other people were infected...