Zimbabwean Villagers Feast on Infected Hippo Meat

At least nine villagers have contracted anthrax after they ate meat from the carcasses. The hippos are feared to have been poisoned.



  • Zimbabwe:   Anthrax Outbreak Hits Binga

    The Herald, 20 April 2017

    Nine people from Binga District, Matabeleland North, are being treated for anthrax after consuming meat from infected hippos that died a fortnight ago. Anthrax is a… Read more »

Photo: Chronicle

Dead hippo.

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