°
Newark

In Colorado recorded case of the plague

The cases of plague in humans is noted in the U.S. state of Colorado, but doctors believe that a serious reason for concern, reported the Denver Post.

This is the first case of human infection in the state in 2015. It is supposed that he contracted from the whites. Ill have recovered.

Plague is present in animal populations in the state since the 1940s, according to the newspaper, the veterinarian of the local health Department Dr. Jennifer house.

According to her, the plague is mostly found in rodents, but in some cases can be transmitted to other species, including domestic cats and dogs and occasionally people.

Most cases respond well to treatment with antibiotics.

Only in Colorado since 2005 registered 21 cases of plague in humans.