anthrax Archive

Siberian heat wave unleashes deadly 'zombie anthrax' outbreak

A family in the hospital with anthrax in Russia, 2016. Image: Channel 1 At least 90 people have been hospitalized from an anthrax outbreak in Russia, including 50 children. Eight are confirmed as infected with anthrax. Doctors believe at least 6 patients have the more virulent intestinal form of the disease, which killed one boy, age 12. Authorities say it’s the first fatal anthrax …