July 2020’s Contender Enters The Ring? China Reports Case Of Bubonic Plague In Inner Mongolia

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July 2020's Contender Enters The Ring? China Reports Case Of Bubonic Plague In Inner Mongolia

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On July 5th, authorities in a city in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia have issued a warning after a hospital reported a case of suspected bubonic plague.

The bubonic plague makes COVID-19 seem like a light flu.

The health committee of the city of Bayan Nur issued the third-level alert. “Third-level” is actually the 2nd lowest degree in a four-step system, making “first-level” the highest.

The bubonic plague, known as the “Black Death” in the Middle Ages, comes from the bacterium, Yersinia pestis, and is a highly infectious and often fatal disease spread mostly by rodents via fleas.

It killed between 75 and 200 million people in the 14th century, and at least 30 to 50 million from the year 541 to 549.

According to the WHO website, the lung-based pneumonic plague is extremely contagious and “can trigger severe epidemics through person-to-person contact via droplets in the air”.

Symptoms include fever, chills, vomiting and nausea.

If it is not immediately treated, it’s fatal in 90% of cases.

This is not the first time that cases of the plague were reported in China, with there officially being 26 cases and 11 deaths between 2009 and 2018.

China’s state-owned Global Times also reported on the case of bubonic plague.

It should also be noted that the United States actually has more cases than China of bubonic plague each year between 1970 and 2018.

In recent decades, an average of seven human plague cases have been reported each year. The range is 1-17, with 17 being reported in 2006, and 16 in 2015. In 2015 there were 4 deaths from it.

Over 80% of United States plague cases have been the bubonic form. In recent decades, an average of seven human plague cases have been reported each year (range: 1–17 cases per year). Plague has occurred in people of all ages (infants up to age 96), though 50% of cases occur in people ages 12–45. It occurs in both men and women, though historically is slightly more common among men, probably because of increased outdoor activities that put them at higher risk.

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  • Paul

    Chineze are effed bcoz of their demography.They don’t have enuf ppl to work and they are trying to conquer other countries.Their soldiers are pussies.Indian soldiers ripped them apart after they killed 20 Indian soldiers.Former CCP presidents son said that Indians took revenge by killing almost a 100 Chinese soldiers and Xi is really afraid to reveal the casualties.

    • guest

      Medication malfunction?

    • Jens Holm

      Some source could be nice.

    • cechas vodobenikov

      mentally ill amerikan–only in your self uglified r 30+% diagnosed w mental illness—no civilized nation reports more than 6%…obviously u require more Seroquel and cocaine

  • guest

    Looks like the CIA dug up a fossil from the 14h century to plant in China.

  • Sencer

    Lovely. Now its time to ship it to South Italy once again.

    • Free man

      LOL.

    • Jens Holm

      And next time we should repopulate a part of the world it would be ME and not USA.

  • PZIVJ

    Maybe Covid-19 can be used like a vaccine for the plague.
    You know; just go out to the nightclub or pub and catch it, maybe Corona will build up your immunity. :)

    • Assad must stay

      hey PZIVJ i missed u where u been?

  • Free man

    These Chinese are really efficient. In less than six months, they released a second and improved version.

    • Daily Beatings

      I guess you missed this part:

      “It should also be noted that the United States actually has more cases than China of bubonic plague each year between 1970 and 2018”.

  • Jens Holm

    Thats why WHO should be more sober and as now infected by the Chinese. Its the same for American dominance.

    Pest is almost gone but that and other infections has to handled well and hard and better.

    Much also seemes to be about common knowledge learned in school about keep our world healthy.

    Its terrifying what we have seen and see about Covid.

    Elementary knowledge and accept of many Years fight against virus and bacterias has been replaced by stupidies of the worst kind.

    Its 1) spreading out, so we dont infect each other and 2) finding whats making it and isolate that and 3) Lower the less and less contiminated part and under that find treatments, which at least can save some. It makes no sense with vaccine if the 2% old ones for Covid already are dead. By that its also not abput the 98% which decide, that because they dont die, they think its ok their grandparents do.

  • Brian Michael Bo Pedersen

    “The bubonic plague makes COVID-19 seem like a light flu.”
    Who is this author?
    COVID-19 is medically and technically nothing but a flu, or in fact a cold according to some whipes i bought years ago from a brand called “Dettol”.

  • cechas vodobenikov

    people have, always will be susceptible to contagious diseases–bacteria and viruses mutate and become more virulent…this derives from industrial pollution, ubiquitous consumption of medicines, industrial food, mobile populations, etc

  • S Melanson

    There is actually three forms of plague. Two forms, septicemic and bubonic plague are transmitted by fleas to humans and rarely human to human. Pneumonic plague Is transmitted human to human as it is airborne. Untreated, bubonic is fatal 50% while septicemic and pneumonic are 90 to 95% fatal untreated. Pneumonic if treated is still often fatal, around 50%.

    Plague is carefully monitored and tracked to prevent epidemics and this story is really a non-event – a few cases are reported every year so nothing out of the ordinary and the title is click bait.

  • Assad must stay

    just when i thought how much crazier this year can get ugh i found flies in my dads chinese food last night! yuck