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Four Cases of Life-Threatening Plague Found in Colorado

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Four Cases of Life-Threatening Plague Found in Colorado

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Three more plague cases were found inColorado, a week after the first infection of the deadliest form of the disease was reported in the state in a decade.

The man initially reported with pneumonic plague on July 11 is hospitalized. Two of the new cases also had pneumonic plague, while the third had a milder form. All four cases may be linked to the original man’s dog, which died from the illness, state health officials said.

Posted by Anonymous on Jul. 25, 2014 at 7:57 AM
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by Anonymous 2 on Jul. 25, 2014 at 8:02 AM
While that it a lot of people for the plague, luckily it's not a scary disease anymore. Can be cured very easily with antibiotics.
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