Suspected bubonic plague in China ‘being well managed’, says World Health Organisation News


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A suspected case of bubonic plague in China is being “well managed” and is not considered high risk, the World Health Organisation has said. Authorities in the city of Bayannur, in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia, issued a warning on Sunday after a hospital patient – reported to be a herdsman – was feared to have contracted the disease. There were four reported cases of plague in people in the same region last November, including two cases of the deadlier pneumonic plague. Image: The suspected case of bubonic plague was reported in Inner Mongolia Neighbouring Mongolia also reported two...