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Bubonic Plague

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On February 7th, medical officials confirmed that a citizen from Oregon was diagnosed with The Bubonic Plague. This confirmed case of The Bubonic Plague originally raised fear to the local citizens, due to the infamous contagion that wiped out millions of people during the 1300s, 1500s, and later again in the 1900s. The plague, also known as “The Black Death,” was spread from fleas, to rats, to humans during these times.The Bubonic Plague was a big concern during the middle ages, as it resulted in 50 million fatalities and prevented people from leaving their houses. Seeing it now is odd but not a serious concern, since the CDC has found many ways to cure the majority of the cases. The case seen today has not affected anyone’s health and will be gone before we know it.  Officials say there is no cause for alarm and the infected case was passed due to the person’s house cat. 

 

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