Source: Thomas Piller, Global News, August 29, 2019 

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture says an anthrax case has been confirmed in the rural municipality (RM) of Golden West.

Laboratory results on Thursday confirmed anthrax was the cause of death for seven farm animals in a southeastern area of the province, according to government officials.

Dr. Betty Althouse, the ministry’s chief veterinary officer, says the animals were farmed livestock.

She says the last cases of animal anthrax that resulted in death occurred in 2015.

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