Chinese physicians recorded death from intestinal form of plague resident of khoshun (district – approx. TASS) Darkhan-Umingan located in the city district Baotou in the Northern Autonomous region of China Inner Mongolia. As reported on Thursday, the health Committee of Baotou, the doctors isolated the 35 people that have been in contact with the deceased.

On-site khoshun a regime of increased epidemiological risk in connection with the potential danger of occurrence of local outbreaks of the plague, it will be valid until the end of 2020, according to the website of the Committee.

In the steppe zone in Northern China and neighbouring Mongolia sometimes identify cases of plague. Often this is due to the fact that the locals from time to time eat meat rodents, which can lead to infection of the plague, because these animals are carriers of this infectious disease.