Date: 4th November 2001

Whacko Jacko Tested For Anthrax

Singer/actor Michael Jackson is reported to be terrified he has contracted the deadly Anthrax virus, after a mystery rash appeared.

Jackson is so frightened, by the killer bacteria, he's arranged a test for him and his children to elevate the worry.

The superstar is reported to display signs of an infection, due to shortness of breath, burning throat and severe tiredness.

An Anthrax connection is yet to be confirmed.