In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ántrax masculinecarbunclo (maligno) masculine
- First of all, smallpox, anthrax, and the like are hard to spread effectively.
- An early suspicion that anthrax might have been the cause of the infection has been discounted.
- In New York five people are confirmed to have been exposed to the bacterium, of whom two have developed anthrax.
- Any doctor could learn as much about anthrax through reading a newspaper as they could through reading a medical text.
- The new test can identify the presence of anthrax in less than one hour instead of days.
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