We’re picking up where we left off: an outbreak of Bubonic plague is occurring in Madagascar and the island of Seychelles off the coast of East Africa. The plague turns into pneumonic plague as it migrates into the lungs and causes pneumonia and a host of other respiratory problems. The causative organism of plague is the bacteria Yersinia pestis, and it is transmitted primarily by vectors (in this case fleas) from infected rodents to human beings. That is the normal route of transmission for the bubonic plague, also known as the Black Death during the Middle Ages, where 1/3 of the population of Europe died. Read more
Monday, November 6, 2017
4 Natural Aids Can Reduce Your Chance of Contracting the Plague
Plague, which killed 30–60% of Europe's total population during Middle Ages, is spreading again, but three natural aids can reduce your chances of contracting it.