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Cow with anthrax incinerated in Wiltshire

Anthrax found in cow in Wiltshire Credit: PA: Winfried Rothermel

An isolated case of anthrax disease in a cow was confirmed at a farm in Wiltshire following the death of the cow.

Movement restrictions were imposed at the farm and the animal’s carcass was incinerated. No other animals have been affected.

The previous outbreak in livestock in Great Britain was in 2006.

Public Health England said the risk of infection to humans was "very low" following the discovery.

Explained: What is Anthrax?

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Farm death inquest

A five day inquest is due to start today into the death of a man who was working on a farm in Cornwall.

It's understood that 33 year old Jason Morgan from Bristol was installing safety netting at the farm at Roche when he died in 2011.

No further police action is being taken against two men arrested at the time.

Farm death inquest

A five day inquest is due to start today into the death of a man who was working on a farm in Cornwall.

It's understood that 33 year old Jason Morgan from Bristol was installing safety netting at the farm at Roche when he died in 2011.

No further police action is being taken against two men arrested at the time.