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  • Azerbaijan: 2019 Anthrax

    Source: https://jam-news.net/one-dead-of-anthrax-in-azerbaijan/

    One dead of anthrax in Azerbaijan
    JamNews, Baku
    August 1, 2019
    This is the country's first case of anthrax death in many years

    One person has died of anthrax in the Sabirabad region in the central part of Azerbaijan, while another person with the bacterial infection is being treated in hospital...

    ..T.wo people with high fever were admitted to the Sabirabad Central Hospital on July 31 writes Azertag. An examination showed that they had anthrax and the patients were taken to Baku.

    A few days later one of them a 60-year-old man died. The second is currently being treated.

    The Food Safety Agency of Azerbaijan has dispatched specialists to Sabirabad, but they have yet to locate the source of the infection.

    Since 2014, up to 10 cases of anthrax infection are registered in Azerbaijan per year, however not a single death has been recorded in that time until now.

    Seven cases of anthrax have been registered this year in Azerbaijan...
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