Yu Li1, Wenwu Yin1, Martin Hugh-Jones1, Liping Wang, Di Mu, Xiang Ren, Lingjia Zeng, Qiulan Chen, Wei Li, Jianchun Wei, Shengjie Lai, Hang Zhou, and Sheng Wei
Author affiliations: The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (Y. Li); Division of Infectious Disease, Key Laboratory of Surveillance and Early-Warning on Infectious Disease, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China (Y. Li, W. Yin, L. Wang, D. Mu, X. Ren, L. Zeng, Q. Chen, S. Lai, H. Zhou, H. Yu); Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA (M. Hugh-Jones); National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing (W. Li, J. Wei); School of Public Health, Fudan University, Key Laboratory of Public Health Safety, Ministry of Education, Shanghai, China (H. Yu)
Figure 1. Cases of and deaths from probable and confirmed human anthrax, China, 1955–2014. A) No. human anthrax cases (n = 120,111) and incidence rate (no. cases/100,000 population) by year. B) No. human anthrax deaths (n = 4,341) and case-fatality rate (%) by year.
1These authors contributed equally to this article.
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