Rospotrebnadzor warned about cases of bubonic plague in the United States
The Ministry of health of Arizona reported the death of wild dogs as a result of infection of the bubonic plague. In new Mexico it was 22 cases, the protein and 3 cases among the people.
MOSCOW, August 17. /TASS/. Rospotrebnadzor warned the Russians about the cases of bubonic plague in the United States and urged to consider this information when planning trips.
The newsThat the plague gave the progress
“According to the Ministry of health of the state of Arizona from August 7th of this year, re-passed the warning to the population of the state of new cases of deaths of wild dogs as a result of infection of the bubonic plague. Earlier, a similar report was made in July of this year. It is reported that the reservoir of the pathogen are fleas of rodents, which in turn are prey to wild dogs. The results of the tests showed that 10% of the investigated laboratory fleas infected with the causative agent of plague,” — said in a statement posted on the Agency’s website.
According to the Veterinary service of the state of new Mexico on 11 August, with the beginning of the year in the state was 22 cases of bubonic plague from squirrels and 3 cases of disease among the people.
Bubonic plague refers to especially dangerous infectious diseases with high mortality, it is a carrier of fleas parasitic on rats and other rodents. During the middle Ages from the bubonic plague in Europe killed about 25 million people. From 2004 to 2013, according to the who, in 16 countries of Asia, Africa and America registered more than 13 thousand cases of plague, of which 896 ended with a lethal outcome.