Shocking: A Teen Girl From Eastern Oregon Has Contracted The Bubonic Plague

Screen Shot 2015-11-04 at 9.35.42 AMA teen girl from eastern Oregon has contracted the bubonic plague, health officials said.

The Crook County girl is believed to have acquired the disease from a flea bite during a hunting trip near Heppner in Morrow County, officials said. The trip started on Oct. 16, she fell ill five days later and was hospitalized three days afterward.