How can i use the command translate in linux terminal


DHX36 PMID:26489465;;PMID:26267306;PMID:32461552;PMID:32337838

and I want to remove one ";" and arrive to this:
DHX36 PMID:26489465;PMID:26267306;PMID:32461552;PMID:32337838

can i use this by using the command translate?
I’ve tryed this but didin’t worked
tr ";;" ";"