Plague is a serious infectious disease caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis. Plague can affect people of all ages, but is most commonly seen in children under the age of five.
Plague is most commonly found in Africa, but can also be found in Asia, the Americas, and Europe.
Plague is a very serious disease and can be deadly if not treated immediately.
Plague is spread through the bites of infected fleas, contact with infected animals, or contact with infected people. Plague can also be spread through the air, making it a very dangerous disease.
Plague symptoms include fever, chills, headaches, weakness, and swelling of the lymph nodes. Plague can also cause a person to bleed from the nose, mouth, or eyes. If not treated immediately, plague can be deadly.
Plague is treated with antibiotics.
Plague prevention includes avoiding contact with infected animals, fleas, and people. Plague can also be prevented by vaccinating people who are at risk.
Plague is a serious disease, but it can be prevented and treated. If you think you or someone you know has plague, please seek medical help immediately.