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Protect yourself from plague
  • Published Date:
    11/27/12
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 488.78 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Vector-Borne Diseases. Bacterial Diseases Branch.
  • Description:
    What is plague? -- How do people get plague? -- Common forms of plague -- Protect yourself if you live in an area where plague occurs -- Plague in humans.

    Plague occurs naturally in the western United States, particularly Arizona, California, Colorado, and New Mexico. The plague bacterium (Yersinia pestis) is transmitted by fleas and cycles naturally among wild rodents. Plague can also infect humans and their pets.

    CS235098-A

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