By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

Anthrax was detected in four hospitalized citizens of the Jalal-Abad region, Kyrgyzstan, Turmush reported on September 29, according to a Regnum report.

Bacillus anthracis bacteria

Residents of the Suzak district of the Jalal-Abad region killed a sick cow on September 16. The meat was distributed to neighbors – more than 100 people ate it. Residents of the settlements Zhashasyn, Kyzyl-Senir and Boston sought medical care.

Citizens began to seek medical help from September 23, Roma Uraimov, head of the Jalal-Abad Interdistrict Center for Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance and Prevention of Infectious Diseases, confirmed the information .

Since the beginning of the year, anthrax has been confirmed in 16 residents of the region.