The epidemic was caused by the fact that people have eaten raw meat of a marmot.
National center for the study of zoonotic diseases declared in Mongolia indefinite quarantine. It is reported CentralAsia. It is clarified that in the region the regime has started to operate since June 29.
Measures introduced after the hospital brought the 27-year-old man and a young girl, who is now in critical condition. It is known that she was in contact with 60 people and indirectly 400, according to lenta.ua.
It is noted that the cause of infection, the bubonic plague was caused by the fact that the inhabitants of Mongolia has eaten raw meat of a marmot.
In Mongolia erupt periodically plague foci – for example, last year died from it two people.
Bubonic plague is a bacterial disease that is transmitted by fleas living on wild rodents such as marmots. According to the world health organization, this disease can kill an adult in less than 24 hours if not treated.