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Bubonic Plague Pictures: Flea Powder

Photos of Bubonic Plague Infections and Transmission


Updated February 13, 2009

Flea powder

Using flea powder on pets helps control the spread of bubonic plague by killing fleas.

Photo courtesy of the CDC
Fleas can carry the Yersinia pestis bacteria that cause bubonic plague. Treating pets with flea powder or flea collars helps control the spread of infected fleas.

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