Public Health England imposes movement restrictions at farm in Westbury area after first case of anthrax in livestock since 2006

A cow at a farm in Wiltshire has died from anthrax, the first such case in livestock since 2006.

Movement restrictions were imposed at the farm and an animal’s carcass was burned at the end of last week. No other animals had been affected and the risk of infection in humans in close contact with the cow was very low, it added.

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Source: Guardian Environment