In the urban district Bayan Nur, North China announced the third level of epidemiological danger after a local hospital a man came in with bobunny plague. In the district Commission of health reported that in the region there is a risk of spread of the disease, therefore it is prohibited to hunt wild animals and use them for food. Local residents should also report on the sudden deaths of people with a high fever. As previously noted by experts, the outbreak of plague traditional for countries such as China and Mongolia, and controlled by local authorities.

In China in the city district Bayan Nur was declared the third level of epidemiological danger after the Autonomous region of Inner Mongolia in the hospital a man came in with signs bobunny plague. This publication reports “Xinhua” with reference to the report of the Committee on health Bayan-Nur.

High risk mode will operate until the end of the year.

In turn, the district Commission of health reported that the region currently, there is a risk of the spread of bubonic plague, therefore it is prohibited to hunt wild animals and use them for food.

Local residents should also report sick or dead animals. It is also necessary to inform about the sudden deaths of people with a high fever.

Later it became known that hospitalized men confirmed the diagnosis.

“the Patient before the disease have been in the epidemiological foci of bubonic plague. Now the patient is isolated treatment, his condition is estimated as stable”, — quotes RIA Novosti statement of the health Committee of Bayan-Nur.

It is worth noting that in early July, two cases of bubonic plague have also been identified in the West of Mongolia in the region, which borders with the Republic of Altai. The disease is found in men and girls, both ended up in the hospital after eating raw meat Groundhog.

In the Russian Embassy in Ulan Bator said that local residents, despite the ban, continue to hunt and eat tarbagan (Mongolian marmots), as it is a delicacy. The Embassy noted that the government of Mongolia has adopted all the necessary measures to prevent the spread of the disease. All persons who may have had contact with sick were isolated.

Doctor of medical Sciences, academician of the RAS, first Deputy Chairman of state Duma Committee on education and science Gennady Onishchenko also stated that plague outbreak, which includes part of the Russian territory, has long been known and recorded outbreak associated with food habits of the locals.

He confirmed that this lesion characterized the mechanism of infection via meat ground squirrels and marmots, which are the natural reservoir of plague p��Locke. In this case, the main vector of infection are fleas, which are parasitic on the local animals, but can spread from person to person.

“last year our experts were sent the anti-plague squad on Mongolian territory, to conduct research, in particular, find out the level of infestation of fleas, which are classic carriers of the plague. In fact, the activity of the lesion will decrease by mid-August, when the marmots, after working up as it should the fat will begin to lie dormant”, — noted Onishchenko.

He stressed that identified in Mongolia, the flash has a local character.

Cases of plague are recorded periodically throughout the world. So, in may 2019, an outbreak of bubonic plague have also been identified in Mongolia.

“In the Western Mongolian province of Bayan-ölgii, located on the territory of the natural focus of plague, two cases of plague with lethal outcome”, — reported in the CPS.

The Ministry clarified that the infection occurred due to eating raw meat and internal organs of a Groundhog. The region was quarantined, the CPS has strengthened sanitary and quarantine control at checkpoints across the state border.

Before that, in March 2019, the Agency warned about the risk of infection with pneumonic plague the Russians planning to travel to Uganda and the Democratic will Respublikoy of Congo (DRC) — Uganda on the border with DRC were identified two cases of suspected the disease among members of the same family.

As explained in conversation with radio station “Moscow speaking” the specialist in especially dangerous infections, the doctor of medical Sciences Vladislav Zhemchugov, Eastern countries are accustomed to the appearance of foci of plague, there exist special services that do not give the disease to spread.

“China and Mongolia are the millennial natural plague foci, as well as our Irkutsk oblast, Altai and Tuva. It is in the nature always was, is and think that would of Genghis Khan and so on. Therefore, there is nothing surprising, there are special services, including our anti-plague system, which recently turned 100 years old, and Mongolian services are appropriate, and Chinese at the highest level, so I think that there is nothing wrong”, he said.