2 dogs in N.M. contract bubonic plague

06/24/2013 | MedicalDaily.com

After two dogs were diagnosed with the plague in New Mexico, public health officials there are warning residents about the risk of contracting the disease, a potentially deadly zoonotic infection caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis. Fleas can transmit the bacteria via bites, but people can also be exposed to the infection through contact with bodily fluids or tissues from infected animals.

View Full Article in:


Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Health Care Exchange Account Manager
Kaiser Permanente
San Diego, CA
Director, Health Plan Claims Operations
Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Vice President, Idaho Regional Director
Boise, ID