If bubonic plague is not treated, it can spread to other areas of body and lead to septicemic or pneumonic plague. Occurs when bacteria multiply in the …
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If bacteria also infect the bloodstream (called septicemic plague) or the lungs (called pneumonic plague), organ failure and death can occur if it’s not treated right away. Health officials say that the child who contracted plague in Elmore County ...
That would only happen through close proximity to someone suffering from the variation of the disease known as pneumonic plague. While the CDC reports that pneumonic plague hasn't been documented in the U.S. since 1924, it …
Per Mayo Clinic, in humans, plague has three clinical presentations: pneumonic, …
The US reports about nine cases a year, but it's rarely fatal nowadays. It's much less dangerous than the pneumonic plague, according to the World Health …
There are three main strains of plague: bubonic, which can be spread by flea …
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Credit: PA It is believed that the boy was diagnosed late last month and lab …