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What is pneumonic plague?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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In brief: Bubonic plague

Bubonic plague is caused by bacteria Yersinia pestis also known as Pasteurela pestis, it results from bite of a infected flea which are often found on rodents such as rats and mouse, and seek out other prey when rodent dies.
It is transmitted to human host by bite, it rapidly spreads to the lymph nodes and multiply.

In brief: Bubonic plague

Bubonic plague is caused by bacteria Yersinia pestis also known as Pasteurela pestis, it results from bite of a infected flea which are often found on rodents such as rats and mouse, and seek out other prey when rodent dies.
It is transmitted to human host by bite, it rapidly spreads to the lymph nodes and multiply.
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