W. Mongolian province imposes quarantine after suspected case of bubonic plague

ULAN BATOR, July 26 (Xinhua): An administrative subdivision of Zavkhan province in western Mongolia has been quarantined for an indefinite period after a suspected case of bubonic plague was reported on Saturday, local government said Sunday.

A 39-year-old resident of Uliastai soum has showed symptoms of high-grade fever, headache and muscle aches after eating marmot meat with his family a week ago.

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