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Eight people have died in two days of pneumonic plague on the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar which is hit by deadly outbreaks almost every year, a health ministry official said Wednesday. Pneumonic plague is rare and more vicious than the …
France 24 · 8/26/2015
Plague comes in three forms: Bubonic, Septicaemic and Pneumonic. Bubonic is the parasite-transmitted infection which afflicts the lymph nodes in the armpits and groin. These swell, with the bacteria overwhelming the …
News.com.au · 9/1/2015
Bubonic Plague
If the infection is not caught soon enough, it can spread to other areas of the body and develop into septicemic or pneumonic plague or result in death. But if caught early, chances of survival are very good. “Be aware anytime you go into a forest or ...
TheSacramento Bee · 9/3/2015
Plague is not transmitted from human to human unless it takes the form of a lung infection — pneumonic plague — and the patient is coughing. Even then, human-to-human transmission is rare and typically requires …
The Augusta Chronicle · 8/28/2015
Rarely though, the plague can manifest as a more fatal respiratory illness that can spread from person to person, then called pneumonic plague, or end up in the bloodstream, as septicemic plague (other, even rarer …
Medical Daily · 8/28/2015
He was followed by Richard Longford, Thomas Holmes, Michael Morrissey, James Sculley and Joseph Smith. All were diagnosed with pneumonic plague and buried at the newly built Hull Corporation municipal …
Hull Daily Mail · 1 day ago
SS Friary
Septicemic plague, accounting for approximately 10% of cases, can occur from a flea bite or from direct contact with infectious fluids; infection spreads directly through the bloodstream with no localizing signs. Primary pneumonic plague, occurring in ...
cdc.gov · 8/27/2015
Human Plague
"There's bubonic plague, septicemic plague, and pneumonic plague. We typically see in Utah is bubonic plague and one thing that is characteristic of that are the swollen lymph nodes," said Baker. The plague is a rare …
GOOD4UTAH · 8/28/2015

Pneumonic plague

Pneumonic plague, a severe type of lung infection, is one of three main forms of plague, all of which are caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis. It is more virulent and rarer than bubonic plague. The difference between the versions of plague is si…
Pneumonic plague, a severe type of lung infection, is one of three main forms of plague, all of which are caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis. It is more virulent and rarer than bubonic plague. The difference between the versions of plague is simply the location of the infection in the body; the bubonic plague is an infection of the lymphatic system, the pneumonic plague is an infection of the respiratory system, and the septicemic plague is an infection in the blood stream.
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