7-Year-Old Recovering From Bubonic Plague

Colorado girl might have contracted the rare infection after touching a dead squirrel.
3:00 | 09/06/12

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The seven year old -- -- around rocky mountain hospital for children now the -- Jiri Jane downing arrived from -- cosa springs eleven days ago she had a core temperature of 107. Melissa hospitals would you say and to be fun while you -- -- there. Keep from lives. The seizure -- bug bites combined with the recent encounter with the dead squirrel brought her to Denver the first actual case of bubonic plague these doctors had ever seen. You know you read about how. Building community and it is it is impressively so how rapidly it happens honestly. While she left the intensive care unit on Monday Sierra is still hurting. I keep getting. The black created. And all the hoopla. Really greater infection has Eckerd. Unit.

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