A 12-year-old boy died from anthrax in an outbreak that has sickened at least 8 others in Siberia’s Yamal Peninsula. The boy, from a reindeer herding family, died after eating infected venison. As of yesterday, 72 people were under close hospital observation as well.…

A frozen reindeer carcass that lay dormant for 75 years might have sparked an anthrax outbreak in western Siberia. As the animal’s flesh thawed during an unusually hot summer, dormant anthrax bacteria activated and spread—hospitalizing 13 people, killing 1,500 reindeer,…