'They Say It's Kind Of Quietly Always Here': Jefferson County Public Health Specialist Discusses Bubonic PlagueCBS4's Karen Morfitt spoke to Jefferson County Public Health environmental specialist David Volkel about what the recent detection of bubonic plague in a squirrel means for the community.
Squirrel In Morrison Tests Positive For Bubonic PlagueA squirrel in Jefferson County tested positive for bubonic plague. Jefferson County Public Health says the squirrel was found in Morrison.
Plague Infects Woman Visiting Colorado 'It's Been Here For Decades'A woman visiting Colorado last month became infected with the bubonic plague, the latest in what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says is an unusually high number of human cases in the U.S.
Michigan Resident Diagnosed With Plague After Visit To ColoradoMichigan health officials say they have confirmed the first case of the plague by a Michigan resident.
Pueblo County Resident Dies Of Plague, 2nd Death In StateA person from southern Colorado has died of the plague, the second person to die of the disease in the state this year.
Plague Confirmed In Squirrel Found In GoldenA squirrel in Golden tested positive for the plague and the public is on alert.
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.
CDC Tests For Plague In Northern Colorado After Teen's DeathThe 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.
Larimer County Teen Death Blamed On Hidden Form Of PlagueWhen 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.
What You Need To Know About The PlagueThe “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.
'Shock & Disbelief' Says Baseball Coach Of Teen Who Died From The PlagueA 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.
Plague Confirmed In Larimer County Teen's DeathThe Larimer County Health Department confirmed that a teen died from the plague earlier this month.
La Plata County Woman Treated For Bubonic PlagueHealth officials are investigating how a La Plata County woman got bubonic plague.
Colorado Resident Treated For Pneumonic PlagueA Colorado resident is being treated for the pneumonic plague, the first confirmed case in the state since 2004.
Girl Infected With Bubonic Plague Out Of HospitalA 7-year-old girl recovering from bubonic plague has been discharged from a Denver hospital.