China Announces New Case Of Plague Unrelated To Cases Reported Last Week In Beijing

Associated Press: China diagnoses 3rd case of bubonic plague
“China says a 55-year-old man has been diagnosed with bubonic plague after killing and eating a wild rabbit, adding to two plague cases already discovered in the capital Beijing. … On Nov. 12, two patients also from Xilingol League were diagnosed with pneumonic plague in Beijing. No epidemiological association has been found between the two cases…” (11/18).

Additional coverage of the plague cases is available from NPR and Reuters (2).