Tag archive for ‘Colorado plague’
By Robert On Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Michigan via Colorado: 14th plague case reported in US

Reminiscent of the human plague case in August in a Georgia patient who contracted bubonic plague while visiting California’s Yosemite National Park, local media in Chaffee County, CO report on a case in a More...

By Robert On Monday, July 21st, 2014

New Mexico reports second human plague case of 2014

The New Mexico Department of Health is reporting a case of plague in a 43-year-old woman from Rio Arriba County who is currently hospitalized. Confirmatory testing was conducted at the Department’s Scientific More...

By Robert On Friday, July 18th, 2014

Colorado reports three more plague cases, all had contact with dog that died

In a follow-up to a story last week of a Colorado man and his pet dog who contracted plague, The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has identified three additional Colorado residents positive More...

By Robert On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Colorado resident tests positive for pneumonic plague, family dogs dies from plague

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment laboratory identified pneumonic plague in a Colorado resident earlier this week. Investigation revealed the family dog had recently died unexpectedly. The More...

By Robert On Sunday, August 11th, 2013

Cat tests positive for plague in Southwest Colorado

Health officials in Durango are warning residents about a cat that tested positive for plague, according to San Juan Basin Health Department media release. Health officials say the cat is from the Bayfield area More...

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