Girl Planting seeds

Plague or the Black Death ‘hiding in plain sight’, warn scientists

The bacteria that cause plague, or the Black Death, could be lying dormant in common soil and water sources, posing a serious public health risk, scientists have warned.  The finding, published in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, could explain why plague suddenly re-emerges without warning in countries such as Madagascar and even the United States.  Read more...


close (X)