18 Sep, 2020 01:15 am

This bacterial disease infected thousands of people in China in late 2019

A factory leak led to widespread bacterial infections in northwest China

The disease — called Malta fever or Mediterranean fever — can cause headaches, fever, fatigue and nerve pains, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.According to the health commission of Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu province, 3,245 people tested positive for the disease brucellosis.The commission said 1,401 people tested preliminarily positive.p Chinese authorities said Tuesday that thousands of people in northwest China tested positive for a bacterial infection after an outbreak in 2019.

Previous Next Deseret News p In this aerial photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, flooding is seen in Bikou township of Longnan city in northwestern China’s Gansu Province, on Tuesday, Aug.The South China Morning Post reports the exhaust fumes from the plant were contaminated.

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