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National Health News Confirmed Plague Case in Colorado

Confirmed Plague Case in Colorado

ee County Health Department reported Friday, July 17 that bubonic plague has been confirmed in a Chaffee County resident recently. The unidentified individual was hospitalized and has survived following intravenous antibiotic treatment, Susan Ellis, county health director, wrote in a press release. Identification of the disease was made by the state public health laboratory July […]

7/22/15 at 9:29 am     1391      , ,     The Chaffee County Times
National Health News Plague Causing Bacteria Yersinia Pestis Was Once Harmless

Plague Causing Bacteria Yersinia Pestis Was Once Harmless

ning the genetic evolution of the Yersinia Pestis, the bacteria that caused epidemics like the Black Death, researchers found that acquisition of just one gene turned it deadly from being harmless. A team of researchers from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine examined the effect of ancestral strains of the bacteria in mouse models to […]

7/3/15 at 5:39 pm     1293      ,     NewsEveryDay.com