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Synonyms for anthrax
ˈæn θræks; -θrəˌsizan·thrax

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  1. anthraxnoun

    splenic fever

  2. anthraxnoun

    An acute infectious bacterial disease of herbivores, especially sheep and cattle. It can occur in humans through contact with infected animals, tissue from infected animals, or high concentrations of anthrax spores, but is not usually spread between humans. Symptoms include lesions on the skin or in the lungs, and it is often fatal.

    splenic fever

Princeton's WordNet

  1. anthrax, splenic fevernoun

    a highly infectious animal disease (especially cattle and sheep); it can be transmitted to people

    splenic fever

  2. anthraxnoun

    a disease of humans that is not communicable; caused by infection with Bacillus anthracis followed by septicemia

    splenic fever

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. anthrax

    Charbon, milzbrand,, Inhalation Anthrax pneumonia, inhalational anthrax, pulmonary anthrax

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  1. Anthony Fauci:

    The issue that people say you don't want to alarm people is totally nonsense, in anything we've ever done in our history, Anthony Fauci know from world wars to depressions to anthrax attacks, now to an outbreak like this, the thing that gets people spooked is when they don't know what's going on, not when Anthony Fauci tell them what's going on.

  2. James Mitchell:

    (The CIA) had ongoing information to suggest that (terrorists) were trying to smuggle nuclear weapons into the U.S., there was all this anthrax stuff going on, there was credible evidence to suggest that there was another wave of attacks coming and we couldn't have it happen.

  3. Ronald Primas:

    You have to understand the psyche of the time. Everyone was on high alert, it was a year post 9/11, a year after the anthrax scare, they were in top security mode. A nurse was screaming,' Get her into a room. She's contagious !' There was hysteria.

  4. Caitlin Cossaboom:

    Anthrax is only one of many, many diseases that are zoonotic, meaning they can be spread between animals and humans, some examples of this include rabies, which can be spread through bites from infected animals to humans, and rabies, also like anthrax, can be controlled by controlling it in animals.

  5. Tener Goodwin Veenema:

    There are various levels of protection health care providers must have when they are dealing with potentially fatal diseases. Not just Ebola, but small pox or anthrax or any Category A biological agent, and the health care providers must be properly trained in how to 'don and doff' personal protective equipment.

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