Human Plague

Since the beginning of April, there have been 11 cases of human plague across six states and three deaths from the disease. This is higher than usual for the year and the CDC update about the situation can be found at: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm64e0825a1.htm?s_cid=mm64e0825a1_x.

About Christina Baum

Christina Baum serves as a Senior Program Analyst for infectious disease at NACCHO. Her work includes projects on surveillance, epidemiology, and emerging infectious diseases.

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