Risk assessment: Anthrax cases among injecting drug users Germany, June-July 2012 - Update, 13 July 2012
This is an update to the joint rapid risk assessment published on 6 July 2012 by ECDC and EMCDDA on anthrax cases among injecting drug users in Germany. This is in response to further cases in France and Denmark. It contains information updated up to the 13 July 2012.
Epidemiological update: Anthrax cases among injecting drug users, June-July 2012Archived
On 25 and 26 of July, two additional cases of soft-tissue anthrax among injecting drug users have been reported from the United Kingdom and Denmark. The genetic typing of the strains related to these cases is ongoing.