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Sequencing of the Plague

...y to develop as weapons. The bacillus that causes bubonic plague, Yersinia pestis, commonly infects rodents in Asia, Africa and the Americas. But it occasionally spreads to humans, with fatal effect.It does so by infecting both insects and mammals. Fleas that feed on infected rodents swallow the bacteria, w...

Biotechnology on the lead

...g said lethal agents such as botulism, anthrax and bubonic plague could be purchased illegally over the internet, and might be more appealing to a would-be terrorist than conventional weapons. "I think there's reason to think that biological weapons are going to be increasingly attractive," she said. "I thin...

AIDS toll set to exceed Black Death

...nd Europe in the 14th century. The Black Death, or bubonic plague, was caused by a bacterium carried by rats. Infection spreads through rat flea bites. "Despite the impressive advances in medicine since then, HIV/AIDS is likely to surpass the Black Death as the worst pandemic ever. If we don't improve acce...

Typhoid May Have Resulted In The Fall Of Athens

...ing accounts of the plague, as to whether it was a bubonic plague, anthrax, smallpox, or measles. Manolis Papagrigorakis belonging to the University of Athens made use of samples of dental pulp for retrieving the bacteria. The resemblance between bacteria retrieved and the strain of today’s salmonella, wh...

Bubonic Plague Confirmed In L.A. After More Than Two Decades

...oms. A blood test confirmed she had contracted the bubonic plague that is a bacterial disease. // This diseas...ngeles National Forest and other parks California, bubonic plague might be prevalent among squirrels and to take precaution against the disease by avoiding inf...

Crisis Of Bubonic Plague In New Mexico

...ck, chills, headache, vomiting and to diarrhea for bubonic plague. No human cases were found in 2004 after a death in 1994. Keeping home nearby areas clean, rodents-free envirnment, avoiding sick or dead rodents, keeping pets from roaming or hunting, teaching children not to play near rodent nests or burr...

Pneumonic plague Might Be Responsible For The epidemic In Congo - WHO

...that there have been reports of suspected cases of bubonic plague but the total number is not yet known. Team of doctors from the ‘Doctors without Borders’, the WHO and the Congolese Health Ministry are providing support to local health authorities. Mostly fleas are responsible for causing an infection in ...

Scientists Find Potential Weakness In Plague Germ

... A bacterium known as Yersinia pestis causes both bubonic plague, the dreaded Black Death spread when people are bitten by an infected flea, and pneumonic plague, spread from one person to another through coughing or sneezing. There are periodic natural outbreaks of pneumonic plague like one that started ...

How Plague-Causing Bacteria Disarm Host Defense

...rhaps the most infamous, being responsible for the bubonic plague (also known as the Black Death), which killed more than 200 million people in the Middle Ages. This bacterial species could still be a threat today, said Navarro, adding that scientists had isolated an antibiotic-resistant strain of this spe...

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