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Jura farm in anthrax alert

National News // May 9, 2017

A farm in canton Jura is under quarantine after a cow died suddenly from Anthrax. It’s the first case of the disease in the country since 1997.

Wikipedia Jura farm in anthrax alert

The cow died last week and authorities are searching for anyone who may have had contact with the animal and get checked by a doctor.

The disease is a bacteria that lives in animal faeces and blood. It can spread to humans.

The bacteria can enter the body through cuts and causes a black sore. 

Tags: anthrax, disease, Jura, cow

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