How is it transmitted?
Person-to-person transmission of pneumonic plague occurs through respiratory droplets, which can only infect those who have face-to-face contact with the ill patient.

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1. What is the plague?
2. How do people get plague?
3. What are the symptoms?
4. How is it transmitted?
5. Can the plague be treated?
6. Is there vaccine available to prevent the plague?
7. Is there preventive treatment?
8. How many cases of plague occur in the United States?
9. What is the mortality rate of the plague?