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Integral to the ecosystem, the species can eat the diseased remains of animals that might otherwise carry sicknesses, such as hog cholera or anthrax bacteria.
Calmette, who was a protégé of Louis Pasteur, applied the same techniques his mentor was using to produce vaccines for rabies and anthrax.
The Bush administration came under pressure to consider that move with the anti-anthrax treatment Cipro in 2001, but drug maker Bayer decided to voluntarily reduce its price instead.
Additional products under development include two anthrax vaccines and biological equivalents to two drugs.
Caitlin Cossaboom, of the Epidemic Intelligence Service class of 2017, collects a nasal swab of a Cape buffalo during an anthrax outbreak investigation in Namibia.
When warmed, the carcasses release anthrax spores, which readily reactivate into infectious bacteria.
Some researchers have suggested that the symptoms and rate of transmission described in historical accounts actually match anthrax, or possibly a hemorrhagic fever like Ebola or Lassa, better than Y. pestis.
A week after 9/11, a number of U.S. lawmakers and journalists were sent anthrax spores via the mail.
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ANTHRAX Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of anthrax for English Language Learners
: a serious disease that affects animals (such as cattle and sheep) and sometimes people
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