By Victoria Cavaliere
Posted: 10/30/2015 10:31 AM EDT


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 (Reuters) – A teenage girl inOregon has tested positive for bubonic plague, state health officials said on Thursday.

The girl was believed to have been infected by a flea bite during a hunting trip earlier this month, according to theOregon Health Authority’s Public Health Division and theCrook County Public Health Department. 

The teen was in an intensive care unit at a hospital in Bend, incentral Oregon, health officials said. Her condition was not known.

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