Anthrax is an infection caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis. It can occur in
four forms: ..... She became critically ill, but with gastrointestinal anthrax rather
than inhaled anthrax, which ...
Sep 1, 2015 ... Timeline about the history of anthrax, both as a naturally occurring bacteria and
as a biological weapon.
Bacillus anthracis (anthrax) made its first recorded appearance in 1491 B.C. in
the early writings of Mesopotamia and the Book of Genesis. The Old Testament ...
Anthrax has plagued humankind for almost as long as history has been written
and we have lived alongside domesticated animals. It is even thought to have ...
History of Anthrax. Anthrax, is an animal disease caused by Bacillus anthracis
that occurs in domesticated and wild animals— including goats, sheep, cattle, ...
ANTHRAX. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND. ✍Earliest known description - 1491
B.C.. ✍Book of Genesis - Fifth plague killing the Egyptians' cattle. ✍Early
This epidemic represented the largest documented outbreak of human inhalation
anthrax in history. In October and November 2001, 22 cases of confirmed or ...
This study will examine pathophysiology and immune response of anthrax in
infected or exposed individuals to learn more about the disease symptoms, ...
Soon after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, letters laced with anthrax began ... killed
and 17 were sickened in what became the worst biological attacks in U.S. history.
Mar 23, 2016 ... History. Anthrax is primarily zoonotic. No reports of direct human-to-human
transmission exist in the literature, but laboratory personnel may ...