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Anthrax Outbreak Kills Livestock in Saskatchewan

03 September 2019

CANADA - Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture says seven farm animals are dead due to anthrax.

The province says the case was confirmed in the RM of Golden West located approximately 140 kilometres southeast of Regina.

It says lab results from Thursday confirmed anthrax caused the sudden death of seven animals.

Dr Betty Althouse, the ministry’s chief veterinary officer, says the animals were farmed livestock.

She says the last cases of animal anthrax that resulted in death occurred in 2015.

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Source: HuffPost Canada

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