Bubonic Plague Pictures: Flea Powder
Photos of Bubonic Plague Infections and Transmission
From Mary Kugler, R.N., former About.com Guide
Updated February 13, 2009
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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.