Teenage girl in Oregon diagnosed with bubonic plague

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Health officials in Crook County, Oregon say a teenage girl has contracted the bubonic plague.

The 16-year-old is believed to have contracted the disease from a flea bite during a hunting trip in Morrow County.

The trip started on October 16 and she fell ill five days later.

She's recovering in a hospital intensive care unit.

Officials say no other people are believed to have been infected.

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