One dead, 10 injured after Russian anthrax outbreak

One person is reported dead and 10 others have been hospitalised after an anthrax outbreak in Russia.

The disease is spread to humans by animals - especially cattle - and can be fatal.

Officials have declared a state of emergency in the village of Druzhba.

Roads around the village have been closed, but officials say the outbreak is under control and localised.

It's believed several infected cattle have been killed and hundreds more vaccinated in the area.

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