Not only in Asia, in the United States have found infection the bubonic plague

Не только в Азии: в США обнаружили заражения бубонной чумой

Since the beginning of the last century in the US there were about a thousand cases of plague.

In the United States for the first time in several years recorded cases of infection of the bubonic plague. The last time it was recorded in Colorado in 2015.

Representatives of the state Department of health believe that the infection occurred through contact with squirrels, Fox News reports.

“The patient discovered primary septic plague in the blood, which can not be transmitted to others. The patient recovered, new infections it is not revealed”, – is spoken in the message.

As noted by the head of veterinary service of state Jennifer house, “cases of plague seen in Colorado since at least the 1940’s, cases of infection from wild rodents are observed in almost every year.”

Symptoms may include high fever, headache, vomiting, they appear within weeks after infection. If diagnosed early, the plague is treatable with antibiotics, said the broadcaster.

Governments have developed response plans on the occurrence of plague, these plans include the application of antibiotics, and the effectiveness of these plans is periodically reviewed during special exercises.

Since the beginning of the last century in the US there were about a thousand cases of plague.

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