Is Anthrax caused by any human beings?

Asked by  | 9th Mar, 2009, 05:07: PM

Expert Answer:

No. Anthrax is caused by a spore-forming bacterium, Bacillus anthracis.

It is an infectious, usually fatal disease of warm-blooded animals, especially of cattle and sheep. The disease can be transmitted to humans through contact with contaminated animal substances, such as hair, feces, or hides.

Answered by  | 10th Mar, 2009, 07:34: AM

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