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More people have died from the plague this year than of measles, yet measles is on the CDC schedule and the plague is not ... yes there is a plague vaccine. There is no $ to be made on it, I do believe. It is not very effective either. But, then, neither is the aP nor both of the M's in MMR.

PLAGUE VACCINE

Plague vaccines ** have been used since the late 19th century, but their effectiveness has never been measured precisely. Field experience indicates that vaccination with plague vaccine reduces the incidence and severity of disease resulting from the bite of infected fleas. The degree of protection afforded against primary pneumonic infection is not known. Persons exposed to plague patients who have pneumonia or to Yersinia pestis *** aerosols in the laboratory should be given a 7- to 10-day course of antimicrobic therapy regardless of vaccination history. Recommended antimicrobials include tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, or streptomycin.
- http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00041848.htm

http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/...ident-is-2nd-to-die-of-plague-there-this-year

http://abc7chicago.com/health/child-contracts-plague-while-camping-at-yosemite-national-park/909982/
 

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The pneumonia form is much easier to transmit as it bypasses the flea. Very few of us nowadays live with flea infestations. Thank goodness.
 
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