One case of septicemic secondary pulmonary plague in Jiuquan city, Gansu province
The Jiuquan City health bureau confirmed on October 3, 2014, one case of septicemic secondary pulmonary plague.
The case was of a 45-year-old male herder named Ma of Han nationality who had worked in a designated natural plague area of plague infected Himalayan marmots. The infected man was hospitalized and died on October 1, 2014. Forty-one other people have been quarantined and placed under observation.