ND: ANTHRAX CASE IN THIRD COUNTY RENEWS CALL FOR VACCINATION

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Confirmation of anthrax in another North Dakota county has prompted state animal health officials to again urge livestock producers, especially in areas with a history of anthrax, to have their animals vaccinated for the disease.

“A single case of anthrax has just been confirmed in south central Barnes County, where the disease has been reported in the past,” said Dr. Beth Carlson, the deputy state veterinarian. “We now have anthrax reports from three different counties. Producers should make every effort to make sure their livestock are up to date on vaccinations.” To continue reading, click here. (Contact: Dr. Susan Keller, 701.328.2655)