CDC warns on plague in China

AIRBORNE: To prevent the spread of the disease, China has implemented quarantine protocols and warned the public not to visit certain areas and to avoid rodents

Taipei Times
Date: Nov 18, 2019
By: Lee I-chia  /  Staff reporter

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a warning after three cases of the plague have

The entrance to the Centers for Disease Control in Taipei is pictured in an undated photograph.
Photo: Lin Hui-chin, Taipei Times

been confirmed in China this year.

The CDC issued the warning on Saturday afternoon, saying that according to data published by the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing confirmed that a married couple living in Inner Mongolia had contracted the plague.

The husband began to experience fever and had difficulty breathing beginning in late October. His wife subsequently developed similar symptoms.

Both sought treatment at a local healthcare facility and were transferred to Beijing Chao-Yang Hospital on Nov. 3, with one of them in critical condition.    [FULL  STORY]

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