Fleas Found Carrying the Plague

Posted by on Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Officials on Arizona have confirmed that two counties in the state have has confirmed fleas in the area tested positive for plague.

Health agencies in the area are warning people to take precautions to reduce their risk of exposure to this serious disease, which can be present in fleas, rodents, rabbits and predators that feed upon these animals.

Plague is the highly infectious disease that went through Europe and killed millions in the Middle Ages. 

These outbreks are typically caused by cooler summers follow wet winters. 

The Team

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