A town in northwestern China is in strict quarantine after a man there died of pneumonic plague, the bacterial infection responsible for Europe’s Black Death. The Times’ Sinosphere blog reports: State television footage …
Biological Hazard in Madagascar on Thursday, 27 August, 2015 at 10:55 (10:55 AM) UTC. A suspected outbreak of pneumonic plague killed seven people in two days in the city of Moramanga, which is situated on a …
Both York and the mountain lion had pneumonic plague, a lung infection that spreads through a cough or a sneeze. "Pneumonic plague is a highly fatal disease," Wong says. "The death rate can be as high as 50% …
Bubonic plague
Largest U.S. outbreak in 90 years was a “wake-up call,” warn health officials — largely because a dying pet spread it to owner. An American pit bull terrier like this one was responsible for the largest U.S. outbreak of …
Colorado
A Colorado man diagnosed with pneumonic plague, a rare form of the disease that is also the most life-threatening, is the state's first confirmed human case of the illness in a decade, officials said on Wednesday. …
Pneumonic plague
Even though pneumonic plague doesn't kill people in large numbers like it once did, it is still considered to be a serious disease. A rare form of disease with a deadly reputation has been diagnosed in a Colorado man, …
Homo sapiens
If a case of pneumonic plague was locked in the car with others, the prognosis for the others was predictably terrible. Within this relatively small region, we can also see three different national approaches (China, Russia, …
Pneumonic plague
The Michigander's case did not develop into the more contagious pneumonic form of the plague. Pneumonic plague may be passed between humans, infecting the lungs and causing a rapidly developing pneumonia that …
Michigan
Since September 2013, 84 cases and 42 deaths had been reported in four of Madagascar’s 112 districts, of which 60 cases were, most worryingly, pneumonic plague. Bubonic plague occurs as an acute bacterial illness …
Bubonic plague
Cats may pass bubonic plague to people through scratches and bites, as well as indirectly through fleas. They can also pass pneumonic plague to people through coughs and sneezes. More often than not, dogs exhibit …
Bubonic plague