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Wednesday 23 April 2014

Anthrax 'kills three heroin addicts'

Three heroin users may have been killed by anthrax from a contaminated batch of the drug.

Officials confirmed that a second person with the disease had died at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, and a third user who may have had the infection had also passed away.

A man with anthrax died last week at the Victoria Infirmary.

A fourth case has been confirmed in Lanarkshire.

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