warning signs posted in regions where plague
has been discovered.
Researchers are saying they analyzed the genomes of the bacterium Yersinia pestis, which causes the plague
, from samples that lived between 3,700 and 4,800 years ago.
But in recent years, thanks to the work of geneticists, archaeologists, and historians, we now know that human civilization and the plague
have a much deeper and more intimate association than previously assumed.
affects numerous wild animal species, and domestic animals and humans are susceptible as well.
Moreover, if the deaths in the tenth plague
resulted from infections inflicted by swarms of insects in the fourth plague
(arov) and diseases first inflicted on livestock in the fifth plague
(dever) and then transmitted to humans, it bears noting that the Bible is reporting an epidemiological sequence unknown to medical science until a few centuries ago.
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Our recent feature told how the plague
descended on Newcastle 380 years ago with devastating consequences.
pestis was initially passed from person to person--say, when an infected individual coughed on a healthy person--and most likely caused lung infections known as pneumonic plague
or blood infections called septicemic plague
, the researchers report in the Oct.
Since April 1, 2015, a total of 11 cases of human plague
have been reported in residents of six states: Arizona (two), California (one), Colorado (four), Georgia (one), New Mexico (two), and Oregon (one).
Los Angeles - A popular campground at Yosemite National Park in California will be temporarily closed after several dead squirrels were found to be carrying the plague
, officials said Friday.
Hospitals: Public Health for the City in Early Modern Venice.