Beijing Reports First Pulmonary Anthrax Case in 10 Years

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
August 11, 2021China in Focus

Chinese citizens are getting nervous after a Monday report from health officials—but not because of the Delta variant.

Four days ago, a patient from an autonomous county in China was rushed to a hospital in Beijing.

Doctors discovered the patient had contracted a deadly infectious disease called pulmonary anthrax.

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