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"We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves."
Boy killed 'after lethal infection 'awoke' in human graveyard due to unprecedented heat wave'.
'I was informed about the death of the boy in our hospital. There are
no words to express my condition. I feel sorry, I pass my condolences
to his parents'. Picture: Press Service of Yamalo-Nenetsk Governor's
The boy, Denis, died on Saturday from the virulent intestinal form of
anthrax after eating infected venison. His grandmother died a day
earlier, but as yet the cause is not established.
Eight other people are now confirmed to be suffering from anthrax,
including three children, according to preliminary diagnoses in the
outbreak on the Yamal Peninsula in northern Siberia.
The dead boy was a member of a reindeer herding family.
A total of 72 people are now in hospital, a rise of 32 since Friday,
under close observation amid fears of a major outbreak. 41 of those
hospitalised are children as Russia copes with a full scale health
emergency above the polar circle which has also killed thousands of
A total of 72 people are now in hospital, a rise of 32 since Friday. Picture: Press Service of Yamalo-Nenetsk Governor's Office
The majority of samples taken from families of reindeer herders at
the scene of the anthrax outbreak in the Arctic have proved negative,
yet medics are closely observing all people admitted to hospital from
the infected area.
The reports on fatalities suggest that the grandmother perished on Friday at her nomadic camp, yet news only came out today.
Local governor Dmitry Kobylkin said: 'I was informed about the death
of the boy in our hospital. There are no words to express my condition. I
feel sorry, I pass my condolences to his parents.
'God knows, we made strenuous efforts from the first day, did
everything possible, to save the lives of everyone. We just fought for
the life of each.
'But the infection was wily, returning 75 years later, it took the child's life.'
Did CERN or HAARP send a beam there. That's pretty hot for the Arctic. Obviously a lot of ice would have melted. Why would Anthrax be way up there in the first place?