Former addict on injecting heroin contaminated with anthrax
5 October 2012 Last updated at 12:37 BST
A recovering heroin addict has told BBC Radio 5 live that the Government's advice to drug users about the risk of anthrax will not have any effect.
There have been 11 cases of the disease among drug-users across Europe since June this year.
Cath contracted anthrax after injecting contaminated heroin and, speaking to Chris Warburton, said she knew about the risk.
To listen to other 5 live stories, please visit the Best Bits page.