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Pneumonic plague

Pneumonic plague: Introduction

Pneumonic plague: Severe flea-borne bacterial disease affecting the lungs. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pneumonic plague is available below.

Symptoms of Pneumonic plague

Treatments for Pneumonic plague

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Pneumonic plague: Deaths

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Diagnostic Tests for Pneumonic plague

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Causes of Pneumonic plague

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Disease Topics Related To Pneumonic plague

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Pneumonic plague: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pneumonic plague

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Pneumonic plague: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pneumonic plague

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Prevention of Pneumonic plague

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Definitions of Pneumonic plague:

Plague that can spread through the air from person to person; characterized by lung involvement - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Pneumonic plague is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Pneumonic plague, or a subtype of Pneumonic plague, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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