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Second Arizona county confirms fleas testing positive for plague

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Officials in a second part of Arizona have confirmed that fleas in the area tested positive for plague, an infectious disease infamous for killing millions of Europeans in the Middle Ages.

Navajo County Public Health officials confirmed Friday that fleas collected in the Taylor area have the disease.

Last week, the Coconino County Public Health Services District confirmed that fleas found on prairie dogs in the Red Lake area had the disease.

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