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Anthrax is a disease caused by bacteria that form spores. When a person comes into contact with those spores, he or she may become ill. The spores can infect the skin, lungs, or digestive system.

For anthrax, the resources are the following:

For more about anthrax, see the CDC Anthrax Web Site .

 

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  • Page last reviewed: May 14, 2007
  • Page last updated: March 1, 2013
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