Anthrax has been around for tens of thousands of years but, until recently, was something that most North Americans did not have to think about. Find out about anthrax, its symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
What is anthrax?
Learn more about anthrax, including how it is spread and how it causes illness.more
How do you know if you have anthrax?
Depending on the location of the infection, anthrax can cause various symptoms. Find information about anthrax symptoms in this section.more
As with other bacterial infections, antibiotics are used to treat anthrax. This section reviews the current treatment of anthrax and what researchers are focusing on for future treatment.more
What can be done to prevent anthrax?
Although most people in North America will never be exposed to anthrax in their lifetime, learn what you can do to prevent this potentially serious infection.more