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7508 Avenger Way, STE 2A
Santa fe NM 87507
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Albuquerque NM, 87109
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PLAGUE

DESCRIPTION

Plague is caused by a bacteria called Yersinia pestis and affects both humans and animals
Plague can be contracted from a flea bite or handling an animal that has been infected 
Plague can take 3 main forms: pneumonic plague, septicemic plague, and bubonic plague 

LOCATION

Plague can be found all over the world

CAUSE

Plague is an Acute disease caused by the bite of an infected flea

SYMPTOMS

Headache
High fever
Lethargy
Muscle aches
Sudden onset of chills and fever
Following these symptoms two to six days after exposure you may experience swollen and painful lymph nodes in the armpits, groin, and other areas
Could possibly lead to primary plague pneumonia 

TREATMENT

Get medical attention from a doctor

PREVENTION

Use insect repellents when outdoors
Use permethrin to treat field clothes  

OTHER FACTS

Other animals that can carry Plague are:
Prairie dogs 
Rabbits 
Hares
 
Between 1970 and 1990, 284 cases were reported half of those reported cases came from New Mexico