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Plague is a bacterial infection. Human cases of plague are very rare in Canada with the last case reported in 1939.

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Plague

Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis. There are two main clinical forms of plague infection: bubonic and pneumonic. It can be a very severe disease in humans. While bubonic plague has a mortality rate of 30% to 60%, pneumonic plague is almost always fatal when left untreated.
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