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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Great question: July 14 2012- "the black plague or "black death" has a new vaccine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the antibiotic Levaquin (levoflo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Bubonic plague vacci: Plague caused by bacteria Yersinia pestis, , the vaccine is prepared from Y pestisorganism grown in artficial media, inactivated with formaldehyde an ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No, and no: Plague is a bacterial infection caused by Yersinia pestis. Typhus is a rickettsial infection caused by a variety of rickettsia. Vaccines against typ ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
No: There are no available vaccines for these diseases in the usa.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Plague: None to my knowledge.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The plague is usually bubonic (one catches it from being bit by infected fleas or rodents, and the bacteria infects one's lymph nodes) or pneumonic (o ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yersinia pestis: Yersinia pestis is the causative pathogen.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Plague: Plague is an infectious bacterial disease caused by Yersinia pestis. Plague still exists and historically has killed millions of people . See: http: ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Same as now: Most cases of plague are bubonic (swollen lymph glands). Some are associated with blood stream spread with blood vessel damage. (black plague) and so ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
3000 per year: Throughout the world, there are 1000-3000 cases of plague reported each year, usually from Africa, southern Asia, and South America. There are an addi ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
15% with treatment: The death rate from plague is about 50% without treatment. In the United States, with treatment, the death rate drops to about 15%. Most cases are bub ... Read More

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