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    The Bubonic Plague Plague is a very deadly disease, and it has greatly influenced the course of human history. It’s been around since the time of the Byzantines, and it is still around today. Plague has killed millions of people throughout human history. The plague has affected all parts of the world. Plague greatly impacted Europe in the Middle Ages leading to both good and bad effects. Plague has made its mark on the world and history, and now we can cure and understand plague. Before cures and

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    According to the CNN article, Madagascar has had an outbreak of pneumonic plague that has killed 124 people. The article cites that the increase of the incidence of the plague is due to funerary customs of unburying dead relatives and dancing with them. The public health challenge is reducing the incidence of the plague in Madagascar and treating the cases of the plague that have occurred. Another part of this public health challenge is to reduce the incidence of disease, while also being respectful

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    The Black Death

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    1). The plague came from several Italian merchant ships which were returning to Messina. Several sailors on board were dying of an unknown disease and a few days after arriving in Messina, several residents within and outside of Messina were dying as well (Poland 1). The Black Death was as deadly as it was because it was not limited by gender, age, or species. The Black Death was also very deadly because it could attack in three different forms: the bubonic, pneumonic, and septicemic plague. Even

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    major forms of infection stages, the bubonic plague, the septicemic plague, and the pneumonic plague (primary and secondary), all are lethal if not treated with proper antibiotics. Due to similar symptoms, clinical diagnosis, the distinction between a common cold and a lethal infection is made difficult. However, though a potent murderer, Yersinia pestis can be easily eliminated by antibiotic treatment; survivors of the disease may be scarred. The plague has always been a shadow overcastting the dawn

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    Plague

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    forms of the plague. Septicemic plague could either result from the bite of a flea or when one becomes infected through contact with contaminated fluid or tissue from animals with Y. pestis. The infection is spread in the blood and affects different parts of the body. Lastly pneumonic plague, being the most serious form of the plague, arises once a human host’s lungs become infected by Y. pestis bacteria. This happens either through the failure of treating bubonic and septicemic plague or most commonly

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    Plague - Bacillus Yersinia Pestis

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    Identification and Prevention of What Makes Life “Nasty, Brutish, and Short” Plague is caused by the bacterium bacillus Yersinia pestis, and is carried by rodents, fleas, and mammals. Plague takes three forms: bubonic, pneumonic, and septicemic. Bubonic plague affects the lymph glands, while the pneumonic and septicemic forms affect the lungs and the blood. Today, plague can be prevented by antibiotics and strict public health measures. Three methods of controlling carriers involve sanitizing

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    forms of the plague: Bubonic, Pneumonic and Septicemic. Each form of the plague can develop into a case of fatality as the host experiences painful symptoms, including the large, inflamed bubo. One of the most well known pandemics known to mankind is the plague, also known as the Black Death, which plundered areas from Asia to Western Europe and carried on to the Americas. Though the infection is not the most prevalent compared to many of the world's other bacterial agents, the plague is one of the

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    Black Death is a descriptive term used to describe the initial outbreak and spread of bubonic plague in Europe, the Levant and North Africa between 1347 and 1352. Recurrent outbreaks of the plague were experienced in Europe over the next four centuries following the initial epidemic. The far reaching social and economic consequences of the epidemics have made Black Death the worst disaster in human history. However, the lack of advanced medical technology and accurate diagnosis during the period

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    Bioterrorism and Plague

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    Bioterrorism and Plague Plague, also known as Yesirnia pestis, has wreaked havoc since the first documented outbreak in the 6th century, along with changing the course of history. Although bubonic plague is the most common form of plague, pneumonic plague is the more fatal form of the bacteria. It is the only form that has been successfully aerosolized by man and has the potential of taking down a mass of people in days. If used as a bioweapon, it would cause major damage. This paper is designed

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    Exploring the Black Death

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    Black Death was a prodigious epidemic, killing anywhere from thirty-three to sixty percent of Europe’s population (Theilmann 376). Popular belief is that the disease Y. pesits caused the Black Death. However, after examination of historical and modern plague accounts, some researchers feel otherwise. This paper explores the background of epidemics, the contrasting views of the Black Death, and the implications of the Black Death on modern science. To understand the opposing viewpoints, a brief overview

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