Plague

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Plague is a serious infectious disease transmitted to humans through bites of rodent fleas and is caused by Yersinia pestis. It can spread through contact with infected fleas.

Symptoms of Plague

Symptoms include swollen lymph nodes, which can be as large as chicken eggs, in the groin, armpit, or neck. They may be tender and warm. Other symptoms include fever, chills, headache, fatigue, and muscle aches.

Treatment

Bubonic plague requires urgent hospital treatment with strong antibiotics.


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