Despite this, the disease can still cause serious illness and death if not treated correctly.
According to the most recent data, there were no deaths from plague in 2016, but four in 2015.
This makes the fifth human case of the plague uncovered in Idaho in nearly 80 years and the first one to be detected since 1992.
Human infection cases in the United States are relatively rare.
"People can decrease their risk by treating their pets for fleas and avoiding contact with wildlife", Sarah Correll, an epidemiologist with Central District Health Department, said in the statement about the infected child.
"Wear insect repellant, long trousers and socks when visiting plague-affected areas", she said.
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