The 10 Most Common Bacterial Disease Varieties

10. Anthrax

Common Bacterial Disease

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Anthrax is an extremely lethal disease which is originates from Bacillus anthracis. This hardy bacterium lives in soil for a duration reaching seventy years. Anthrax holds dormancy in soil, however it can be spread from a corpse to a human that is alive. A second means of contracting this common bacterial infection is through consuming the meat of infected animals, and ingesting infected animal products. Bacillus anthracis directly attacks the body’s immune system which causes the emission of toxins into the blood. Following the release of these toxins, massive bleeding will occur due to extreme tissue destruction. Curing Anthrax is possible with antibiotics, however they need to be administered extremely quickly.

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