Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content

Anthrax is a serious infectious disease caused by gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria known as Bacillus anthracis. Although it is rare, people can get sick with anthrax if they come in contact with infected animals or contaminated animal products.

Anthrax and Antibiotics:
Anthrax is Deadly. Antibiotics Could Save Your Life.

Anthrax could be used as a weapon of bioterrorism. Even though an anthrax attack is unlikely, you should know what to do just in case.