Bubonic Plague Warning Signs Posted At Popular Lake Tahoe LocationAmidst all the concerns of the coronavirus pandemic, signs are now up in parts of Lake Tahoe warning people about catching the bubonic plague.
Why Is The Plague Still A Thing In 2020? And Are You At Risk Of Getting It?While extremely rare, the disease is still around today, with California reporting its first case in five years this week.
California's 1st Plague Case In 5 Years Confirmed At TahoeHealth officials have confirmed a case of plague at South Lake Tahoe — the first in California in five years.
Idaho Child Diagnosed With Plague; Only 5th Case In State HistoryA child in Elmore County, Idaho is recovering from plague in the first human case of the bacterial disease in Idaho since 1992.
Tahoe-Area Campground Closes Due To Plague ThreatThe U.S. Forest Service has closed a popular campground near Lake Tahoe after health officials found plague at the site.
Health Officials Find Plague In Lake Tahoe-Area FleaCalifornia officials say a flea found on a yellow chipmunk in the South Lake Tahoe area has tested positive for plague.
Squirrel Tests Positive For Plague In Lake Tahoe AreaA California ground squirrel in the Tahoe area has tested positive for plague.
Tourist With Possible Case Of Plague Expected To RecoverState health officials say a Georgia tourist who visited California now has a possible case of the plague, but is expected to make a "full recovery."
Camper Deaths, Presence Of Plague Darken Summer At YosemiteThe deaths of two young campers killed when a tree branch fell on their tent and a campground closure because of plague cast a pall over California's Yosemite National Park at the height of the summer tourist season.
Popular Yosemite Campground Shutting After 2 Squirrels Die Of PlagueOfficials at Yosemite National Park say they are temporarily shutting a popular campsite after two squirrels died of plague in the area.
Child Camping At Yosemite National Park Contracts PlagueCalifornia officials say a child camping in Yosemite National Park fell ill with plague and was sent to a hospital.
California Squirrel Tests Positive For Plague ExposureAuthorities say a squirrel at a Southern California campground has tested positive for exposure to fleas infected with the bacteria that can cause plague.