Outbreak of human pneumonic plague
with dog-to-human and possible human-to human transmission--Colorado, June-July 2014.
A sub-unit vaccine elicits IgG in serum, spleen cell cultures and bronchial washings and protects immunized animals against pneumonic plague
The proportion of [E.sub.H] progresses and becomes infected by bubonic plague [I.sub.HB], septicemic plague [I.sub.HS], or pneumonic plague
[I.sub.HP] at the rate [[alpha].sub.2] and proportion to [v.sub.1], [v.sub.2], or [v.sub.3], respectively.
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Like anthrax and pneumonic plague
, tularemia organism could also be used in a biological attack.
The pneumonic plague
outbreak in Ziketan, was first detected on July 30.
is spread through the air and can be passed from person to person through coughing, according to the World Health Organisation.
Two people are reported to have died from highly infectious pneumonic plague
in a Tibetan town in China's northwestern Qinghai Province, prompting authorities to seal off the town of 10,000, state media reported Monday.
In Kansas City, Mo., thousands of Americans are falling ill or dying, Experts from the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta confirm that what they originally thought was an aggressive strain of influenza is actually the highly contagious, and often fatal, pneumonic plague
. A disease similar to the bubonic plague that was the scourge of Medieval Europe has resurfaced in the heartland of America, and health-care officials are in a race against time to save lives and contain its spread.
A wounded terrorist infected with a deadly pneumonic plague
virus boards a transcontinental train, prompting the authorities to take extreme steps to save millions from infection.
"Thank God she had the bubonic plague because if she had had the pneumonic plague
, I would have been dead in 24 hours," Dr.