Suspected case of bubonic plague in China's Inner Mongolia

Jul 07, 2020

Authorities in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia are on high alert after a suspected case of bubonic plague, the disease that caused the Black Death pandemic, was reported Sunday.The case was discovered in the city of Bayannur, located northwest of Beijing. CNN

“We are monitoring the outbreaks in China, we are watching that closely and in partnership with the Chinese authorities and Mongolian authorities,” WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris told a U.N. press briefing in Geneva.WHO doesn't see bubonic plague in China as high risk a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Tuesday. Reuters 

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