After a spike of human cases of the plague in 2015, a year the disease inflicted 16 people across portions of the western United States, the number of occurrences this year have dropped. Four cases of human plague in 2016…
By Michael D. Regan
A new study in the journal Cell rewrites the evolutionary history of the bubonic plague.
By Nsikan Akpan
According to health department officials in California, a second visitor to Yosemite National Park has been diagnosed with what is believed to be the human plague.
By Alexandra Hall
Ray Suarez speaks with David France, director of "How to Survive a Plague."…
By PBS NewsHour
More than 80,000 people are estimated dead or missing 10 days after the 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Sichuan province in central China, the government said Thursday, as fears rose that disease, rainy weather and aftershocks could stir more problems.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
President Bush on Wednesday asked Congress for $30 billion to renew and double the funding to combat the global spread of AIDS, calling the disease a "modern-day plague."…
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