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Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis. Transmission to humans occurs via fleas that have bitten infected rodents. There are three forms of plague that infect humans: bubonic, septicemic, and pneumonic. Antibiotics are the standard treatment for plague.

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Terms related to Plague Facts:

  • Black Death
  • Bubonic Plague
  • Pneumonic Plague
  • Septicemic Plague