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Wind Cave National Park is one of 34 areas testing a vaccine to prevent the spread of sylvatic plague in prairie dog populations. If successful, it could be used to protect the park’s endangered...

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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment laboratory identified pneumonic plague in a Colorado resident earlier this week. Investigation revealed the family dog had recently died unexpectedly....

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The East Mountain area of New Mexico is seeing increased plague activity, prompting state health officials to advise the public to take precautions to prevent plague if spending time outdoors in this...

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The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has reported today the first case of human plague of the year in the state and in the United States in a man from Torrance County.  Confirmatory testing...

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October 26, 2013 show: The plague in New Mexico, Vibrio in Florida LISTEN to the podcasts HERE and HERE With guests: Dr. Paul Ettestad, State Public Health Veterinarian with the New Mexico Department...

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The fifth cougar to succumb to the plague in recent years was found at the southern end of Grand Teton National Park in recent days. The female cat was known in the area of Jackson, Wyoming for wandering...