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In the United States came to a terrible disease

April 19 2006

In one of the clinics in Los Angeles woman was hospitalized, diagnosed with "bubonic plague".

The patient was hospitalized on April 13, 2006. The woman had inflamed lymph nodes, fever and other symptoms of the disease.

Now the diagnosis is confirmed. The patient is undergoing treatment with antibiotics, doctors believe that the reasons for the possible outbreak of disease among the population there.

This is the first recorded in California in the past 20 years, reports AP.

Recall that the bubonic plague repeatedly became the cause of epidemics in the Middle Ages. In our days a year worldwide recorded 20-30 cases of infection with this disease. In the case of early diagnosis of the disease is treatable, but it is possible and fatal.

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