Latest Plague Stories
The risk of deadly hantavirus outbreaks in people can be predicted months ahead of time by using satellite images to monitor surges in vegetation that boost mouse populations, a University of Utah study says.
There is an ongoing battle in the â€œwar on terrorâ€ that remains mostly unseen to the public -- a race between scientists working to develop a vaccine to protect against plague and the terrorists who seek to use plague as a weapon.
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A new study tracking the DNA signature of the plague has found that the deadly disease first broke out in China more than 2,600 years ago before making its way to Europe via Central Asiaâ€™s â€œSilk Roadâ€ trade route.
Black Death, one of the deadliest pandemics in human history, has been confirmed by anthropologists to have been caused by a germ called Yersinia pestis.
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DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- While many climate experts and environmentalists explore the negative effects of global warming, a new study reveals a positive outcome of the warming of the planet: the potential elimination of the plague.
CHICAGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc.
Prairie dogs, once abundant in the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains, have been decimated in recent decades by plague â€“ a virulent bacterial disease spread by fleas.
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