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The Black Death is back
The Week, by John Aziz

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/13/2013 4:26:55 AM

T he Black Death is back. One of the most devastating pandemics in human history, the Black Death — also known as the plague — killed more than 25 million people in Europe, Asia, and North Africa at its peak between 1348 and 1350. And it has re-emerged in Madagascar. Last year, 60 people died there from the bubonic plague — the highest death toll in the world. And last week, 20 people from a single remote village died from it. Madagascar’s Pasteur Institute, which confirmed that the deaths had occurred due to plague, is worried that the plague may now spread to towns

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 12/13/2013 5:42:29 AM     (No. 9651925)

Just think about the ease of jet travel between the regions of the world.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: steveW, 12/13/2013 5:43:57 AM     (No. 9651926)

What are the odds that Democrats/MSM will start blaming the plague on Bush, Palin or Cruz? I´d say somewhere around 100%.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 12/13/2013 6:29:03 AM     (No. 9651967)

This just might be God´s ´knock out game´.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/13/2013 6:48:06 AM     (No. 9651980)

Seems to me if there was a re emergence of the black plague in Madagascar,they would have quarantined the island.Or maybe they´re hoping it spreads to Africa in general.

Alarmist stories are popping up everywhere the last few days,including the threat of LA being swallowed up by a earthquake.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/13/2013 7:14:39 AM     (No. 9651998)

Too bad it doesn´t hit the WH....

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Uno, 12/13/2013 7:22:53 AM     (No. 9652010)

When will Sharpton start screaming "that´s racist!"

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Flashback, 12/13/2013 7:23:30 AM     (No. 9652012)

Never went away. Saw it in a village in Nam in 1967. Always has been a reserve of it in the American west, and Asia.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mossley, 12/13/2013 7:34:06 AM     (No. 9652027)

It´s back? It never left. The US gets a handful of cases every year, as does many, many other countries. It´s thriving in Madagascar because they never did anything about the rat populations in their prisons. They were warned the plague would spread to the villages if they did nothing.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: varkdriver, 12/13/2013 7:36:44 AM     (No. 9652031)

#8: You mean ´Rats cause the plague? Oh, great!

Rodent/vector control is the way to stop the spread.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: rmagnus, 12/13/2013 8:01:19 AM     (No. 9652061)

I didn´t know Obama ever left.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LouD, 12/13/2013 8:14:43 AM     (No. 9652078)

Its true. DemocRATS have never left us, and they started a plague, called Obamacare.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 12/13/2013 8:25:03 AM     (No. 9652092)

Although highly unlikely, I guess there´s a possibility a worldwide plague could happen again. Anyone who thinks the natural world is pristine and bucolic is living in a dream world. Nature is always out to kill us.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 12/13/2013 8:32:02 AM     (No. 9652100)

wars, famine, pestilence. check. check. check...

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