A California Resident Was Diagnosed With the Plague After Apparently Being Bitten by a Flea on a Dog Walk

A California Resident Was Diagnosed With the Plague After Apparently Being Bitten by a Flea on a Dog Walk

California has its first case of plague in five years, health officials announced on August 17. In a...
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Bleach, bonfires and bad breath: The long history of dodgy plague remedies

Bleach, bonfires and bad breath: The long history of dodgy plague remedies

When a future researcher compiles a list of saying...
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Plague was around for millennia before epidemics took hold – and the way people lived might be what protected them

Plague was around for millennia before epidemics took hold – and the way people lived might be what protected them

One of civilization’s most prolific killers ...
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6 in 10 Infectious Diseases Come from Animals. The CDC Is Most Worried About These 8.

6 in 10 Infectious Diseases Come from Animals. The CDC Is Most Worried About These 8.

More than half of the infectious diseases that aff...
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