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[North Inner City Drugs Task Force] NICDTF issue anthrax alert. (11 Mar 2013)

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Information about Anthrax and Heroin Users

A seventh anthrax related death has been reported in the UK over the weekend bringing the total of cases reported to seven. 
Click here to view the report in the Guardian.
 
As a result of this latest case, the NICDTF have issued an anthrax alert.
 
Anthrax can be cured with antibiotics but early treatment is very important. Please view the following documents to find out about early symptoms, and for details of where to go in the North Inner City for treatment or further information:
 
What Staff need to know: Download here.
 
Anthrax Notice for clients and service users: Download here.
INPUD (International Network of People who Use Drugs): Anthrax Information for Heroin Users Download here.
Item Type:News
Source:North Inner City Drugs Task Force
Date:11 March 2013
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Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease > Bacterial disease
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health-related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control

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