27 Aug 2013

Kyrgyzstan on Plague Watch After Man Dies From Rodent Meal [Correction] (RIA Novosti, August 27 2013, extract)

[Source: Ria-Novosti, full page: (LINK). Extract.]

Kyrgyzstan on Plague Watch After Man Dies From Rodent Meal [Correction]

20:00 27/08/2013

NB: This article has been corrected. An earlier version stated that the teenager contracted the disease by eating infected marmot meat. Health officials have identified two possible modes of infection – via meat or a bite by a flea living on the animal’s skin.

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