As a fresh research intern, you are a part of the hypothetical National Anthrax Eradication Program. Your first task is to present a detailed summary on this lethal disease.
Using the the Internet, research, acquire, compile the primary data and respond to the following:
- What organism produces this disease and how?
- What are the four different locations where an anthrax infection can occur? Describe each of these locations. What are the reasons why these locations allow the infection to occur?
- What are the different scientific methods that have been tried, tested, and implemented towards Anthrax prevention and cure in the past decade?
- Why is Anthrax such a potent weapon of bioterrorism? What are its characteristics that make it so?