Investigation and Control of Anthrax Outbreak at the Human–Animal Interface, Bhutan, 2010
Published Date:Sep 2014
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 20(9):1524-1526.
Corporate Authors:Tenzin ; Migma ;
Multilocus Sequence Typing
Pubmed Central ID:PMC4178414
Description:In 2010, we investigated anthrax outbreak in Bhutan. A total of 43 domestic animals died, and cutaneous anthrax developed in 9 persons, and 1 died. All affected persons had contact with the carcasses of infected animals. Comprehensive preparedness and response guidelines are needed to increase public awareness of anthrax in Bhutan.
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