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Eight people were hospitalized with suspected anthrax in Suzak district of Kyrgyzstan. The head of the Department of the Republican Center for Quarantine and Especially Dangerous Infections Kubanychbek Bekturdiev told 24.kg news agency.
According to him, the diagnosis was laboratory confirmed in four patients. «They are getting treatment. Results of tests of four more patients will be ready tomorrow,» he said.
Kubanychbek Bekturdiev added that 20 contact people have also been identified, they are under medical supervision. «It turned out that they were involved in slaughtering of a sick cow,» he said.