pneumonic plague

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Plague Cases in China
Dec 3, 2019 | Autumn Gertz

On November 18, three cases of the plague, two pneumonic and one bubonic, were confirmed in China [1,2,3,4]. The first two cases, reported on...

What You Might Have Missed in History Class: Black Death is Still Here and Closer Than You May Think
Jun 29, 2018 | Lauren Goodwin

    In case you haven’t been in a history class in a while, let’s set a scene for you. The year is 1347 and you are at the Messina port in Sicily....

Black Death is Back: Second Plague Death Reported in Colorado
Aug 16, 2015 | Emily Cohn

The Black Death is Back?   On August 5th, Colorado reported it’s second plague death in 2015 and the state has seen four human cases so far this year...

Madagascar's Plague Outbreak
Jan 3, 2014 | Amy L. Sonricker Hansen

During the month of December, the island nation of Madagascar reported cases of both bubonic and pneumonic plague. Mandritsara, a remote village in...

Possible pneumonic plague in Northern Uganda Leaves 38 Dead
Dec 8, 2010 | healthmap

Last week, we reported that a mysterious illness had left 13 dead in northern Uganda. This week, the death toll has risen to 38 with dozens...