Prognosis of Plague


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About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Plague usually refers to the likely outcome of Plague. The prognosis of Plague may include the duration of Plague, chances of complications of Plague, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Plague, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Plague. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Prognosis of Plague: About 1 in 7 cases in the USA are fatal
Mortality rate for Plague: Mortality 50-90% if untreated; 15% when diagnosed and treated 1

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Plague Epidemiology: DVBID_1

Last revision: June 10, 2003

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