Anthrax is an infectious disease
Anthrax is a bacterium that previously occurred in nature, in the ground. Sheep and goats can get the bacteria in the grazing, and when you eat meat from an infected animal you can get the anthrax bacteria and become ill. Because it mainly occurred in people who sheep wool processed It is also known as Wolsorteerdersziekte. In The Netherlands the bacterium is as good as extinct, but this is not the case at all. Today, we mainly know it as a anthrax, and it is mainly in the news of possible terrorist attacks. The inhalation of anthrax spores can cause respiratory problems similar to the symptoms of the flu.