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A second man has died of pneumonic plague in a remote part of north-west China where a town of more than 10,000 people has been sealed off.
"When it comes to outbreaks of the plague it's always quite worrying, but it looks like the authorities have got the situation under control," said WHO spokeswoman Vivian Tan.
Aug. 3 (Bloomberg) -- An outbreak of pneumonic plague in China that killed two men is unlikely to cause the mass fatalities associated with historical outbreaks, according to the World Health Organization.