An outbreak of bubonic plague in Asia assumes high risks. This was reported to the world health organization (who), Reuters reports.
“The apparent outbreak of bubonic plague in China is “well-managed” and is not considered to represent high risk”, – stated in the message.
Recall that in early July, cases of bubonic plague were registered in the West of Mongolia was hospitalized two people who had eaten raw meat of a marmot. In this regard, in two districts of the province (aimag) Hovd was temporarily imposed quarantine.
A few days later the disease was discovered in neighboring China – the city Banner (Autonomous region Inner Mongolia). The disease is confirmed, the shepherd who sought medical help. In addition, I suspect her 15-year-old boy who had contact with the dog, catch a Groundhog.
In this regard, in the Autonomous region before the end of the year introduced a safety regime of the 3rd degree calling for a ban on hunting and meat-eating animals that can be carriers of plague.