Colorado girl contracts bubonic plague

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

DENVER, Colo (KKCO) The seven year old from Pagosa Springs was flown to a Denver hospital August 25th. She's now listed in stable condition. That's according to the Durango Herald. Officials say she contracted the plague during a family outing at a campground northwest of Pagosa Springs. Symptoms for this plague develop 2 to 6 days after a bite from an infected flea, rodent or cat. It can cause swollen lymph nodes, fever, chills, headache and exhaustion


KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 168290386 - nbc11news.com/a?a=168290386