Anthrax occurs among grazing animals in many parts of the world, including livestock in parts of New South Wales. Anthrax is a very rare disease in humans. In NSW, only three cases of human anthrax have been reported since 1982.

Further information

Please see the fact sheet or contact your local public health unit on 1300 066 055.

Please al​so note the Information for Contacts – Farms and similar settings fact sheet.
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Page Updated: Monday 13 March 2017