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Yersinia Pestis and Plague - Yersinia Pestis Pictures
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- Yersinia Pestis and Plague
This eMedTV article explains the correlation between plague and Yersinia pestis. The connection is direct -- the bacteria often infect several animals (especially rats) and cause between 1,000 and 3,000 cases of plague each year.
- Yersinia Pestis Bacteria
Yersinia pestis bacteria can cause plague, which is an acute, infectious disease. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers related statistics and discusses symptoms of infection, transmission methods, treatment options, and preventive measures.