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  • Prevention and Treatment
  • Anthrax and Animals
  • Protecting Travelers
  • Protecting Workers

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Throughout history, from biblical times to modern day, many sicknesses have been described with symptoms that resemble anthrax. Our timeline walks you through the history of this deadly bacteria.

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The CDC Anthrax Framework gives background on anthrax and how to improve prevention and control of this disease in animals and people.