Friday, June 10, 2016

TAHOE PLAGUE ALERT--

Plague detected in South Lake Tahoe

ABC10.com - ‎Jun 9, 2016‎
A flea from a yellow-pine chipmunk in the South Lake Tahoe area has tested positive for plague, the California Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday. Officials said the flea was found during a routine plague surveillance at the Fallen Leaf ...

Plague Bacterium Turns Up In South Lake Tahoe

SFist - ‎22 hours ago‎
In some not-great epidemiological news, bacteria that cause plague — sometimes called bubonic plague — have been discovered in fleas found on a chipmunk in South Lake Tahoe, prompting The California Department of Public Health to post some ...

Health officials find plague in Lake Tahoe-area flea

Fox News - ‎Jun 9, 2016‎
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (AP) — California officials say a flea found on a yellow chipmunk in the South Lake Tahoe area has tested positive for plague. The California Department of Public Health says the flea was found on a rodent in Fallen Leaf Campground.

Plague detected in Lake Tahoe area

CBS News - ‎Jun 8, 2016‎
A flea from a yellow-pine chipmunk in the South Lake Tahoe area has tested positive for plague, California health officials report. The flea was sampled from one of three rodents trapped in the Fallen Leaf campground area during routine testing in May.

Plague detected at Tahoe-area campground

Reno Gazette Journal - ‎Jun 7, 2016‎
A flea from a yellow chipmunk in the Lake Tahoe area tested positive for plague, according to the U.S. Forest Service. On Tuesday the Lake Tahoe Basin Unit of the Forest Service, El Dorado County officials and the California Department of Public Health ...

Flea tests positive for plague in South Lake Tahoe area

Sacramento Bee - ‎Jun 8, 2016‎
Fleas from an chipmunk found in the South Lake Tahoe area have tested positive for plague, according to El Dorado County public health officials. The flea sample was from one of three rodents trapped in the Fallen Leaf Campground area during routine ...