lørdag 26. juli 2014

In China, a single plague death means an entire city quarantined

The decision by Chinese authorities to quarantine parts of Yumen cityafter a local man died of the bubonic plague made headlines around the world. While four people were also diagnosed with the disease in Colorado this week – all were treated in hospital and quickly released – the 38-year-old Chinese farmer’s death brought a far more dramatic response from Yumen’s authorities. Read more