Bubonic Plague

Poudre High School baseball player Taylor Gaes, baseball player #22. (credit: Poudre baseball team)

Father Of Teen Who Died From Plague: ‘It’s Very Tough’

The family of the teen who died after contracting a rare form of the plague talked about how difficult it’s been after his death.

06/23/2015

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CDC Tests For Plague In Northern Colorado After Teen’s Death

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to determine how prevalent the plague is in northern Colorado after a 16-year-old boy died of the disease, which was possibly spread by fleas on his family’s rural property.

06/23/2015

Poudre High School baseball player Taylor Gaes, baseball player #22. (credit: Poudre baseball team)

Larimer County Teen Death Blamed On Hidden Form Of Plague

When a Larimer County teen came down with a high fever and muscle aches, his family thought he had the flu. But he was dead within days and the rare cause was only revealed later.

06/22/2015

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What You Need To Know About The Plague

The “plague” conjures up images of a medieval disease which spreads with epidemic speed through a community, causing thousands of deaths. The modern facts are that while plague is a serious and often life threatening disease, only about seven cases are seen each year in the U.S. CBS4’s Dr. Dave Hnida explains what you need to know about the disease.

06/22/2015

Poudre High School baseball player Taylor Gaes, baseball player #22. (credit: Poudre baseball team)

‘Shock & Disbelief’ Says Baseball Coach Of Teen Who Died From The Plague

A community in Larimer County is in mourning after a rare strain of the plague took the life of a teen. Health department investigators believe the boy contracted the plague from fleas on a dead rodent.

06/21/2015

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Plague Confirmed In Larimer County Teen’s Death

The Larimer County Health Department confirmed that a teen died from the plague earlier this month.

06/20/2015

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La Plata County Woman Treated For Bubonic Plague

Health officials are investigating how a La Plata County woman got bubonic plague.

08/11/2014

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Colorado Resident Treated For Pneumonic Plague

A Colorado resident is being treated for the pneumonic plague, the first confirmed case in the state since 2004.

07/09/2014

Sierra Jane Downing leaves Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children. (credit: CBS)

Girl Infected With Bubonic Plague Out Of Hospital

A 7-year-old girl recovering from bubonic plague has been discharged from a Denver hospital.

09/10/2012

Sierra Jane Downing (credit: CBS)

7-Year-Old Bubonic Plague Victim Recovering

A seven-year-old girl is recovering after contracting Colorado’s first case of the bubonic plague in six years.

09/05/2012

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