Anthrax in the US

The Associated Press is reporting that a New Hampshire woman is in critical condition due to gastrointestinal anthrax. It is believed that transmission occurred via an African drum. Three other cases of anthrax in the US (2 inhalational, 1 cutaneous) have occurred since 2006 associated with goat hides imported from West Africa for djembe drums. Click here to hear djembe drums.


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