In some experimental models, LcrV-specific antibodies suffice to protect against pneumonic plague, apparently by promoting phagocytosis and helping phagocytes survive Y. pestis encounters.
Early recognition of plague, especially the pneumonic form, is critical to effective clinical management and a timely public health response. Veterinarians should consider plague in the ...
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Pneumonic plague affects the lungs and can be easily spread, prompting health officials to quarantine the patients and everyone they had recently come in contact with. The last we heard of the ...
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The government officials declared an international public health emergency by reporting an epidemic of pneumonic plague. When compared to the bubonic form, the pneumonic plague spreads rapidly and ...
A second death has been reported in a pneumonic plague outbreak in a town in the northwestern Chinese province of Qinghai. The official Xinhua state news agency said the 37-year-old male victim was a ...
This form of plague, a lung-based plague, can be spread through coughing, sneezing or spitting and kill within 24 hours. Two people living near the Chinese border with Mongolia have been ...
Pestis. It is believed to have diverged from other strains of plague about 5,700 years ago. “The strain had the same genes that make the pneumonic plague deadly today and traces of it were also found ...
In a crowded country such as ours, the sight of hordes of unmasked people - even though we had to pay a heavy price in terms ...
Imola's lighter death rate also suggested to the researchers that the plague there was almost certainly bubonic rather than pneumonic. Bubonic plague is mainly spread by infected fleas, while the more ...