By Neha Sinha, Updated : Jul 06, 2020 11:57 IST
New threat Bubonic Plague from China, two patients admitted, Know all about Bubonicplague

A new threat reported the bubonic plague in China. After Corona, the danger of spreading another deadly disease began in China. A suspected case of bubonic plague has emerged in a northern Chinese city on Sunday. After this, the alert has been issued. According to the China People's Daily Online Government  report, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Biannur issued a third-level warning for plague prevention and control. Bubonic plague is an infection of the lymphatic system, usually resulting from the bite of an infected flea, Xenopsylla cheopis (the rat flea).

Bubonic Plague Cause & symptoms

A suspicious case of bubonic plague came to light in a Bynur hospital on Saturday. The local health authority has announced that the warning will continue in effect by the end of 2020. The local health authority said: 'There is a danger of an epidemic of human plague in the city at this time. People must increase awareness and self-defense capacity. The public should be immediately informed of abnormal health conditions.

Earlier on July 1, the official Xinhua News Agency said there were two suspected cases of bubonic plague in Khod province in western Mongolia. His laboratory test has been confirmed. The brothers of 27 and 17 years are receiving treatment in different hospitals in their province.

What is the bubonic plague?

Bubonic plague is the most common form of plague caused by bacteria. Here are three main types of plague: bubonic, septicemic, and pneumonic, depending on what part of the body is involved. Bubonic plague affects the lymphatic system, a part of the immune system, causing inflammation in the lymph nodes. The infection can be fatal and can spread to other parts of the body if not treated with the right antibiotics.

What are the signs and symptoms of Bubonic Plague?

Fever and Chills
Headache
Muscle aches
Fatigue
Seizures
Vomiting

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