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Cases of the plague in Russia in 2020 was not. About the Agency RIA Novosti said in the CPS.
According to authorities, the last time the deadly disease was recorded in 2016 on the territory of the Gorno-Altaisk high-mountain natural plague focus (Kosh-Agach district of the Altai Republic), bordering with Mongolia.
In Rospotrebnadzor noted that the country meet infected with the plague marmots. However, the entire population of the Kosh-Agach district — more than 18 thousand people are annually inoculated against plague.
14 July in Mongolia, the death was recorded as a result of infection of the bubonic plague. It is known that the deceased patient — a 15-year-old from South-Western part of the country. He died on the way to the hospital. It is noted that a few days before that, the teenager together with friends, eating a dish of meat Mongolian marmot — known carrier of the seasonal plague. Also bubonic plague confirmed the herders in Bayan Nur Inner Mongolia (China).
July 21 the main infectious diseases of the Federal medical-biological Agency of Russia, head of the Department of infectious diseases, Russian national research medical University named after Pirogov, Professor Vladimir Nikiforov is assured that in Russia there will be outbreaks of bubonic plague, as the disease is well treated, and the infection is not transmitted from person to person.
Bubonic plague is a disease with a high mortality rate and transmissibility. In the nature of vectors are mostly living rodent fleas.
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