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After China, A Squirrel In The US Tests Positive For Bubonic Plague

Jul 15, 2020 10:31 PM IST iVideos iVideos

Days after China reported a case of the bubonic plague, the USA has confirmed that a squirrel in Colorado has tested positive for the virus. The squirrel tested positive on July 11 in the town of Morrison, marking the first case of plague in the county this year, according to a news release from the Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) department.