Cows at the cattle market in Dhaka
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Anthrax outbreak infected over 600 people in Bangladesh

Health officials in Bangladesh are battling to contain an outbreak of anthrax.

Around 600 people have been infected over the past few weeks.

The outbreak is thought to have been caused by people slaughtering infected cattle and selling or eating the contaminated meat.

Our Dhaka correspondent Anbarasan Ethirajan has been finding out its severe impact on the country's economy.

  • 07 Oct 2010
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