Squirrel tests positive for bubonic plague in Colorado; CDC says risk to humans is low

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  • July 14, 2020
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via wyff.com

Health officials in Colorado have announced that a squirrel found in the town of Morrison recently tested positive for bubonic plague. The plague can be contracted by humans and household animals if proper precautions aren’t taken but can be treated successfully with antibiotics, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.According to Jefferson County Public Health, humans can be infected through bites from infected

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