Plague Symptoms: Idaho Child Contracts Rare Disease, First Human Diagnosis Since 1992

A public health advisory was issued Tuesday after a child in Idaho was diagnosed with plague, a rare disease that had last affected a human in the state in 1992. According to the Central District Health Department, the child in Elmore County is recovering after receiving antibiotics. The department also said it is believed the child contracted the disease during a recent trip to Oregon but this hasn't been confirmed yet.

 
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