An image of Yersinia pestis bacteria, which cause bubonic plague. Chinese officials confirmed that an Inner Mongolia herder had contracted the disease. Photo: Shutterstock

After bubonic plague confirmed, Chinese officials urge precautions

  • A hospital in Bayannur, Inner Mongolia, reported that a herdsman had the disease but was in stable condition
  • Beijing Centre for Disease Prevention and Control says travellers to the autonomous region should avoid eating wild animals and camping in the grassland
Topic |   Disease
An image of Yersinia pestis bacteria, which cause bubonic plague. Chinese officials confirmed that an Inner Mongolia herder had contracted the disease. Photo: Shutterstock
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