Bacillus anthracis

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  • noun

Synonyms for Bacillus anthracis

a species of bacillus that causes anthrax in humans and in animals (cattle and swine and sheep and rabbits and mice and guinea pigs)

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What that war is going to look like scares me to death," Jackson said, adding that Iraq has smallpox and anthrax agents, and that Saddam Hussein would be encouraged to use them if attacked.
weapons inspectors need to see evidence, including samples of anthrax agents Iraq said it has destroyed.
A handful of countries have successfully weaponised anthrax and only with the help of hundreds of millions of dollars, top scientists and unlimited access to anthrax agents.
These facts have not been lost on government officials as they have been speeding up the approval process for other anthrax agents.