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Human plague in 1981

Human plague in 1981

Weekly Epidemiological record 57(38): 289-291

Cases of human plague (caused by Yersinia pestis) occurring throughout the world in 1981 are summarised and briefly discussed; they numbered 191 reported cases and 24 deaths. Of these, 128 cases (including 12 deaths) occurred in the 5 countries Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and the USA.

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