Among case-patients who had a known flea bite, 95 cases (90%) were primary bubonic plague
and 10 (9%) were primary septicemic plague.
If identified quickly bubonic plague
from flea bites can be treated successfully with antibiotics.
More explanation about the bubonic plague
in this video:
According to scientists working at Public Health England in Porton Down, the plague was a pneumonic plague instead of the bubonic plague
with infection spreading from human to human, rather than by rat fleas.
Kyrgyzstan's emergency ministry said a young woman and two children from a different village who came into contact with Isakunov were hospitalised on Tuesday with the high fever and swelling around the neck and armpits characteristic of bubonic plague
, local news outlets reported.
A medical check confirmed a 15-year-old boy, who died last Thursday, died of bubonic plague
, Kyrgyzstan's Health Minister Dinara Saginbayeva said Monday.
A seven-year-old girl in Colorado is recovering from bubonic plague
, the illness that spread across Europe in the 14th century, killing tens of millions of people.
Perhaps I sniffed a cure for bubonic plague
in the air
But in 1952 the bubonic plague
, never known before in North Korea, broke out across the country.
They talk about other diseases like bubonic plague
or road accidents - spare me such comments and don't compare bubonic plague
It is caused by the same bacteria that occurs in bubonic plague
- the Black Death that killed an estimated 25 million people in Europe during the Middle Ages.
Summary: Libyan authorities have reported an outbreak of bubonic plague
in the Mediterranean coastal town of Tubruq, and the World Health Organization was sending a team to investigate, a WHO official said on
, which is spread by bites from infected rat fleas, killed a third of Europe's population in the 14th century but can now be treated with antibiotics.
Plague Ports: The Global Urban Impact of Bubonic Plague
Heaven help us if his love of wildlife extends to rats and we have another outbreak of bubonic plague