Three cats are diagnosed with black death in Wyoming, USA
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Health authorities in the state Wyoming, United States, confirmed three cases of black plague in cats.
By a statement the agency reports that so far he is not a diagnosed person with the plague, but warned the population about the symptoms that can manifest as extreme exhaustion, vomiting and diarrhea, in addition to sensitivity in the lymph glands and the onset of cups in hands and feet.
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Ministry of Health of Wyoming this in detail cases found in animals They do not seem to be linked because they have been found in different counties.
The latter case is related to a cat the little town of Casey,
Authorities said it was known that animal wandered out.
The illness was confirmed by the State Veterinary Laboratory in Wyoming, Laramie,
It was in 2018, when the last human case of bubonic plague.
This disease is transmitted to human of sick animals thanks to fleas,
According to the Centers for Disease Control, the disease is one of the three pests spread by the transmission of bacteria Yersinia Pestis. However, it is seldom transmitted from person to person; On average there are about seven cases of people who receive plague annually in the United States.
In the fourteenth century, "black death", as it was called, ended in the killing of about 60% of the European population.