WorldViews: Uh oh, there’s bubonic plague in China

By Ishaan Tharoor, July 22, 2014

Police have sealed off the town of Yumen in China's northwestern Gansu province after one resident died of bubonic plague, according to reports. At least 151 people who came into contact with the victim have been kept in quarantine in the town of 30,000, according to the Agence France-Presse news agency. None of those quarantined have reported plague symptoms.

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