A Cook County, Oregon teenager as been diagnosed with the Bubonic Plague, after she returned from a hunting trip in Morrow County, Oregon. According to officials, the young girl contracted the disease from a flea bite. She fell seriously ill a few days later and was rushed to the hospital. The Bubonic Plague, or otherwise known as the “Black Death,” is a rare but serious bacterial infection that’s transmitted by animals or insects and requires urgent hospital care.
There were only 5 cases in the US in 2014.
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