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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- SenesTech, Inc. scientists, Drs.
Nuns and priests risked their lives to care for plague victims in Renaissance France, says a new study that associates contact with infectious plague victims to the demise of many religious order constituents.
Bacteria that can cause serious heart disease in humans are being spread by rat fleas, sparking concern that the infections could become a bigger problem in humans.
In 430 B.C., a new and deadly diseaseâ€”its cause remains a mysteryâ€”swept into Athens. The walled Greek city-state was teeming with citizens, soldiers and refugees of the war then raging between Athens and Sparta.
Eric York lugged the carcass of an adult mountain lion from his truck and laid it carefully on a tarp on the floor of his garage during October last year.
Infectious diseases claim 949 lives in China in September BEIJING, Oct. 10 (Xinhua)-- China's Ministry of Health on Friday reported 949 deaths from infectious diseases nationwide last month, including a Tibetan couple killed by plague.
By CHET BROKAW INTERIOR, S.D. -- On the grasslands a few miles from the pinnacles and spires of Badlands National Park, federal wildlife officials have been waging a war since spring to save one of the country's largest colonies of endangered black-footed ferrets.
Scientists announced on Wednesday that previously unexplainable outbreaks of plague in the U.S. may be linked to climate change in the Pacific Ocean.
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