Colorado girl contracts bubonic plague

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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

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