Cattle roam in Samburu County, Kenya, on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. (AP)

5 countries in East and southern Africa have anthrax outbreaks, WHO says, with 20 deaths reported

  • Anthrax is caused by spore-forming bacteria and is sometimes associated with the weaponized version used in the 2001 attacks in the US, when five people died and 17 others fell sick after being exposed to anthrax spores in letters sent through the mail
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