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Longmont cat diagnosed with bubonic plague; first confirmed Boulder County instance this season


Longmont Times-Call - May 3, 2017
Is it treatable? People with plague need immediate antibiotic treatment in the first 24 hours that symptoms occur. Without treatment, about 50 percent of people with Bubonic Plague die. With treatment, about 13 percent of people infected with Bubonic ...
 

Plague Bug May Have Lurked in Medieval England Between Outbreaks


Eos - May 8, 2017
Researchers of the bubonic plague, also known as the Black Death, have long debated why the disease broke out repeatedly in medieval Europe: Did traders from elsewhere bring the dreaded pestilence back with them from other infected areas, thus ...
 

A survivor's life in music


Washington Post - May 19, 2017
She's a musical pioneer, a grande dame of her country's music scene, the first person in the world to record the complete harpsichord music of Bach. As a teenager, she survived both Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen, where she contracted the bubonic plague.
 

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Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague


by: Geraldine Brooks
An unforgettable tale of a brave young woman during the plague in 17th century England from the author The Secret Chord and of March, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. 

When an infected bolt of cloth carries plague from London to an isolated village, a housemaid named Anna Frith emerges as an unlikely heroine and healer. Through Anna's eyes we follow the story of the fateful year of 1666, as she and her fellow villagers confront the spread of disease and superstition. As death reaches into every household and villagers turn from prayers to murderous witch-hunting, Anna must find the strength to confront the disintegration of her community and the lure of illicit love.
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The Medical Detectives: The Classic Collection of Award-Winning Medical Investigative Reporting


by: Berton Roueche
The classic collection of award-winning medical investigative reporting

What do Lyme’s disease in Long Island, a pig from New Jersey, and am amateur pianist have in common? All are subjects in three of 24 utterly fascinating tales of strange illnesses, rare diseases, poisons, and parasites—each tale a thriller of medical suspense by the incomparable Berton Roueché. The best of his New Yorker articles are collected here to astound readers with intriguing tales of epidemics in America’s small towns, threats of contagion in our biggest cities, even bubonic plague in a peaceful urban park.
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Plagues and Peoples


by: William H. McNeill
Upon its original publication, Plagues and Peoples was an immediate critical and popular success, offering a radically new interpretation of world history as seen through the extraordinary impact--political, demographic, ecological, and psychological--of disease on cultures. From the conquest of Mexico by smallpox as much as by the Spanish, to the bubonic plague in China, to the typhoid epidemic in Europe, the history of disease is the history of humankind. With the identification of AIDS in the early 1980s, another chapter has been added to this chronicle of events, which William McNeill explores in his new introduction to this updated editon.
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The past, present and future of the bubonic plague - Sharon N. DeWitte


View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-past-present-and-future-of-the-bubonic-plague-sharon-n-dewitte The bubonic plague, which killed around 1/5 of ...
 

Man survives Black Death after contracting Bubonic Plague in Oregon, USA


Please help Paul Gaylord get his much deserved new home! Donate on this linkhttp://www.indiegogo.com/bubonicplague?a=782803 He lived in an old single ...
 

Black Death Song - Bubonic Plague Lesson


BUBONIC PLAGUE!!! Rock out with the world famous Social Studs in this rocking new music video about the Black Death. Use this original song to review for ...
 

Mysteries of vernacular: Quarantine - Jessica Oreck and Rachael Teel


View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mysteries-of-vernacular-quarantine-jessica-oreck-and-rachael-teel Stemming from the days of bubonic plague in ...
 

Bubonic plague 101: What you need to know


Bubonic plague is hitting the U.S. at a rate that's double the national average. Here's everything you need to know about the long-dreaded disease. For more ...