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A fifth UK injecting drug user is infected with anthrax: A fifth UK person has been diagnosed with anthrax infection after injecting heroin. The latest patient is in Oxford and is recovering. In August and September two people who injected drugs died from anthrax infection in Blackpool. Two other people, one in Scotland and one in Wales, are recovering. It is unclear whether the UK cases are linked to the recent cases in Europe (four in Germany, two in Denmark, and one in …

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