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BISMARCK — North Dakota’s first case of Anthrax this year has been confirmed in a Barnes County beef cow.

The announcement has state veterinarian Susan Keller urging North Dakota ranchers to make sure their livestock are vaccinated against the disease.

North Dakota usually has a few Anthrax cases every year.

A 2005 outbreak of the disease is believed to have killed more than 1,000 livestock.

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