Pneumonic Plague Diagnosed in Beijing

Two people have been diagnosed with Pneumonic Plague in Beijing’s Chaoyang district, both are currently in an unamed hospital and receiving treament. 

Chaoyang Hospital, where the two patients were initially treated, has taken the measure of replacing all the chairs at its emergency room. The emergency room was in police blockade Monday night and people living nearby the hospital told not to attend. A resident medical school student at Chaoyang Hospital told Caixin news reporters that he had received emergency notice from the school asking them not to go to the emergency room in the following weeks.

More information is yet to be forthcoming, but we'll keep you posted. 

Tags: Threat, Biological

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