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Hunter, 55, becomes the THIRD person in China to catch the plague after eating a wild rabbit infected with the bubonic 'Black Death'

A man who caught and ate a wild rabbit has become the third person to be struck down with the plague in China this month. The 55-year-old was infected around two weeks ago and Chinese health authorities confirmed he was being treated for bubonic plague on Saturday. He lives in the same area as two other plague cases also diagnosed this month – the Xilingol League province of Inner Mongolia, China. Officials claim there is no link between the first two patients – who have pneumonic plague, a different form – and the third.  Read more....

 

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