It followed the diagnosis of the first bubonic plague case in Ulanqab on November 16.
Experts have pointed out that the plague is preventable and controllable. Every year, local disease control center catch rats and test for plague from early May to late September to do the prevention work.
The commission has been supporting and guiding Beijing and Inner Mongolia authorities in strengthening plague treatment and surveillance after two patients from Xilingol League of Inner Mongolia were diagnosed with pneumonic plague in Beijing on November 12. A rural herder in Siziwang county was diagnosed with the disease in a local hospital, according to a statement released by the Inner Mongolian health commission.
The pneumonic strain can prove fatal in 24 to 72 hours and is the "most virulent form" of the disease according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), while the bubonic form is less unsafe. The area borders Xilingol League's Sonid Left Banner, the place where the couple involved in two previous cases is believed to have been infected after eating wild animals.
City officials are carrying out a flea and rat eradication campaign.
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There are large areas of natural plague foci in Inner Mongolia where contact with plague-infected animals such as rats or hares might result in human infection, the commission said.
The Yersina pestis bacteria that causes plague is endemic to Inner Mongolia. Another four people were quarantined.
The 30,000 people living in Yumen, the town where the man died, were also prevented from leaving, with police at roadblocks placed on the town perimeter.
After the plague cases, the health department in Inner Mongolia has carried out investigations and rodent extermination.