A man almost died after contracting a rare disease caused by the bite of a cat. He contracted Bubonic Plague that makes all her fingers and toes black rot.
Paul Gaylord (59 years) have spent a month in intensive care hospital and allow the fingers and toes amputated to save his life.
Gaylord comes from Oregon, United States, developed symptoms of the disease after being bitten by a stray cat. It is estimated that these animals carry ticks infected with a bacterial infection.
Two days after being bitten by a cat, he developed flu-like symptoms and was given antibiotics after a doctor diagnosed with fever cat scratch. But a few days later she was rushed to the hospital when the lymph nodes to swell almost as big as oranges.
A month in the hospital, his family had even been warned that his life might not be safe.
“His heart stopped. Parru-lung collapse. They told us he will not succeed,” said his mother, Almeda (81 years), as quoted by the Mirror,.
He also must deal with requirements for the amputation of the fingers and toes are black and rot, which is a symptom of the plague ‘Black Death’. He was lucky to be saved and is now serving his recovery at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, Oregon, USA.
Bubonic Plague (bubonic plague) is a bacterial infection that has killed millions of people in the Middle Ages. Gaylord is the fifth case of this rare disease in Oregon since 1995. From the fifth to nothing fatal.
“We do not even know the outbreak is still there. We think it is an ancient disease,” said his sister, Diana Gaylord.
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