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North China city issues bubonic plague warning following suspected case

People's Daily App | Updated: 2020-07-05 21:36

Due to a suspected case of bubonic plague, a city in northern China announced a level III warning of plague prevention and control on Sunday.

The suspected bubonic plague case was reported Saturday by a hospital in Bayannur, Inner Mongolia autonomous region. The local health authority announced that the warning period will continue until the end of 2020.

"At present, there is a risk of a human plague epidemic spreading in this city. The public should improve its self-protection awareness and ability, and report abnormal health conditions promptly," the local health authority said.

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