Medics participate in an exercise on infectious disease prevention and control and emergency medical rescue on a grassland in Siziwang Banner of Ulanqab City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, July 19, 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Jing)
Quarantine is ended for four people who had contact with a bubonic plague patient in north China.
HOHHOT, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Four people who had contact with a bubonic plague patient in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region were discharged from quarantine, the regional health commission said Wednesday.
The patient, who was diagnosed with bubonic plague on Nov. 27 in Siziwang Banner, Ulanqab, is still receiving treatment in the Siziwang Banner People's Hospital and is in stable condition.
Another patient who was diagnosed with bubonic plague last month in Huade County, Ulanqab, stopped medication on Sunday and is now in stable condition but still quarantined for medical observation.
So far, no new plague cases have been reported, with disease prevention and control work strengthened in the region. ■