Bubonic plague in China broke out: authorities to take safety precautions

In the Northern Chinese Region of Inner Mongolia was detected on Sunday at a shepherd the bubonic plague. The local health authorities have tightened then immed

Bubonic plague in China broke out: authorities to take safety precautions

In the Northern Chinese Region of Inner Mongolia was detected on Sunday at a shepherd the bubonic plague. The local health authorities have tightened then immediately the safety precautions. The shepherd was in stable condition and being treated in a hospital in Bayannur, informed the municipal health Commission.

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the origin of the disease, groundhogs are animals and rodents. Therefore, the local authorities until the end of the year, a ban on the Hunting and consumption of animals that can transmit the Bacillus.

in Addition, the population of the Autonomous Region was asked to report dead or sick rodents. Infected rodents, in particular rats, can transmit the plague pathogen Yersinia pestis via fleas to humans.

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More suspected cases of bubonic plague in Mongolia

Also in the neighboring Mongolia, reported on Monday a plague-suspected case. A 15-Year-old fever got, after he had eaten a woodchuck, how China's state-run Xinhua news Agency reported.

as early as last week had occurred, according to Xinhua, in the Mongolian province of Khovd two infections. In the case of the Diseased, it is, therefore, brothers, who had also eaten marmot meat. More than 140 of the contact persons had been quarantined.

bubonic plague is Always fatal, Proceeds in spite of treatment

isolated cases of bubonic plague from China reported. In November of last year, four cases of bubonic and pneumonic plague were in the North of China within one month of the registered. The local authorities were then widely poison against rats and fleas.

Although the plague can be treated, it is in China again and again deadly: According to the national health Commission, five people died between September 2014 and September 2019 at the disease.

In the last few years, there have been worldwide outbreaks of bubonic plague in India, Peru, Madagascar and in the Congo. According to the WHO, annually 1000 to 2000 cases are reported worldwide. Trumps Great gone astray: caterpillar looks like the hairstyle of the US presidents PCP Trumps Great gone astray: caterpillar looks like the hairstyle of the US President's Hearty oven-potato: So easy the full-fledged main dish to be a success PCP Hearty oven-potato: So easy the full-fledged main dish

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Updated Date: 07 July 2020, 16:27

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