Outbreaks of pneumonic plague with high human mortality rates can occur in resource-poor settings (5-7).
Successful treatment of human plague with oral ciprofloxacin.
The importance of this knowledge can be demonstrated with the outbreak of human pneumonic plague with
dog-to-human and possible human-to-human transmission, which has occurred in June-July 2014 in Colorado and where Yersinia pestis had been previously misidentified as Pseudomonas luteola by an automated system in the laboratory hospital .
Among the 82 patients who had been hospitalized, 25 (not including any of the 21 identified with clinically compatible plague with
symptom onset during March 26-May 5, 2015) were available for physical examination.
Faction imbues the story of the Cambridge plague with
riveting flesh-and-blood realism.
We are left wondering why in Geneva in 1571 (as in Lausanne and Neuchatel) investigators were inclined to connect greasing and plague with
witchcraft, while "natural" explanations for "grease" and/or plague sufficed in Lyon, Milan (even in 1630), and Geneva itself in the earlier period.
Treatment of plague with
gentamicin or doxycycline in a randomized clinical trial in Tanzania.
Throughout, the author is correct in emphasizing theological underpinnings of depictions, equating the diseased body with heresy and the plague with
Pneumonia is the only form of plague with
the potential for human-to-human transmission.
However, Angelerio clearly recognized the role of disinfection in controlling plague with
dry heat to eliminate the responsible agents (which he called the malefica semina, "bad seeds").
Approximately 6 weeks after this investigation, an outbreak of pneumonic plague with
seven deaths was reported from Masindi District, a neighboring but ecologically distinct region where plague is not endemic.
This investigation confirms that human plague with
pharyngeal and gastrointestinal symptoms can result from eating infected raw camel liver.