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In the West of Mongolia introduced quarantine because of a suspected plague

Somone Uliastai in the province of Zavkhan in the West of Mongolia introduced indefinite quarantine after suspected infection of bubonic plague local residents, Xinhua news Agency reported, citing local authorities.

39-year-old resident Uliastay found symptoms including high fever, headache and sore muscles, after he and his family ate the meat of the marmot, which is often a carrier of bubonic plague, a week ago. The alleged infected was placed in isolation at a local hospital. At least nine people, with whom he had contact, are required to comply with the insulation of the house.

The CPS told about the situation with the plague in Russia

Cases of the plague in Russia in 2020 is not registered, the last time she was revealed in 2016, but a plague-infected marmots in the country meet, told RIA Novosti press-service of Rospotrebnadzor.

"In 2020 diseases plague on the territory of Russia are not registered. The last cases occurred in 2014 (one case), 2015 (one case), 2016 (one case) in the territory of the Gorno-Altaisk high-mountain natural plague focus (Kosh-Agach district of Altai Republic). This area is the border with Mongolia, and its territory is transboundary natural plague focus (Saylyugemskiy)",- stated in the message.

The infectious diseases specialist evaluated the threat of the spread of bubonic plague in Russia

Russia is not threatened by the plague, the disease can be successfully treated, bubonic plague is not transmitted from person to person, said the main infectious diseases of the Federal medical-biological Agency of Russia, head of the Department of infectious diseases rnimu Pirogov, doctor of medical Sciences, Professor Vladimir Nikiforov.

"Nothing we can't face the plague known since time immemorial, it is widely distributed in the world. She in China is constantly there, in Mongolia. In Madagascar three years ago there was the flash, there are more than thousands of cases. It is not exotic of some sort, but we look at it calmly, because it is very treatable, and no epidemic can't be today", - said Nikiforov at a press conference in the National news service.

In Mongolia, the teenager suspected bubonic plague

Doctors announced a suspected case of infection with bubonic plague 16-year-old in the aimag (provinces) of Govi-Altai in the West of Mongolia, it is placed in isolation, according to Xinhua news Agency, citing the country's Ministry of health.

"Sixteen-year-old boy from soums (smallest administrative unit in Mongolia – ed.) Erdene is in isolation at a local hospital. On Wednesday he got a high temperature" - according to the Mongolian Ministry of health.

Putin ratified the Treaty on strategic partnership with Mongolia

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on friendly relations and comprehensive strategic partnership with Mongolia, informs an official portal of legal information.

The document was signed in Ulaanbaatar on 3 July 2019.

In Mongolia extended the high alert because of COVID

The government of Mongolia has extended the high alert imposed due to the spread of the coronavirus, to July 31, Reuters reported, MONTSAME.

According to the Agency, the decision was made on Friday at the first meeting of the new government.

The red Cross told about confirmed cases of bubonic plague

Two cases of bubonic plague were confirmed in the Chinese province of Inner Mongolia, and most likely, the appearance of the disease will be local in nature, said RIA Novosti the representative of the International Federation of red cross and red Crescent societies (IFRC) Gwen pan.

Earlier it was reported that bubonic plague was confirmed at cattleman's town, Bayan Nur Inner Mongolia (China). In addition, plague was identified in the West of Mongolia in the region, which borders with the Republic of Altai. Two people got sick. In a press-service of the Russian Embassy in Ulan Bator said that the government of Mongolia took the necessary measures, the reasons for concern.

The Federation Council ratified the Treaty on strategic partnership with Mongolia

The Federation Council ratified on Wednesday the Treaty on friendly relations and comprehensive strategic partnership with Mongolia.

The document was signed in Ulaanbaatar on 3 July 2019.

Virologist assessed the risks of the spread of bubonic plague

Transmission of bubonic plague between humans is only possible by personal contact, and the spread of the disease by gophers outside of their range is possible only in rare cases, told RIA Novosti leading researcher of the laboratory of experimental Virology of the fgbi "Scientific research Institute of epidemiology and Microbiology them. G. P. Somov" Galina Kompanets.

Earlier it was reported that bubonic plague was confirmed at cattleman's town, Bayan Nur Inner Mongolia (China). In addition, plague was identified in the West of Mongolia in the region, which borders with the Republic of Altai. Two people got sick. In a press-service of the Russian Embassy in Ulan Bator said that the government of Mongolia took the necessary measures, the reasons for concern.

Onishchenko praised the threat of the spread of bubonic plague in Russia

Academician, first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on education and science Gennady Onishchenko praised in an interview with "Evening Moscow" the threat of the spread of bubonic plague in Russia.

"Bringing the plague on the territory of Russia from abroad is excluded. Our regions, where historically known similar diseases, under strict control", - said Onishchenko.

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