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Man dies of bubonic plague in Mongolia

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AFP) Bubonic plague has killed a man in western Mongolia, the country s health ministry said Wednesday, the latest in a handful of cases to emerge there and in neighbouring China this year. At least one person dies of the plague every year in the landlocked Asian country, where the rare bacterial disease is usually spread by fleas clinging to the hair of the marmots native to the region. The government has responded [ ]


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