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  • Plague | definition of plague by Medical dictionary

    medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/plague Plague Definition. Plague is a serious, potentially life-threatening infectious disease that is usually transmitted to humans by the bites of rodent fleas.
  • Plague (disease) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plague_(disease) Plague is an infectious disease that is caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis. Depending on lung infection, or sanitary conditions, plague can be spread in the air ...
  • Plague Homepage | CDC

    www.cdc.gov/plague/index.html Plague is a disease that affects humans and other mammals. It is caused by the bacterium, Yersinia pestis. Humans usually get plague after being bitten by a rodent ...
    • Septicemic Plague Kills a Colorado Teen the Day After His ...

      abcnews.go.com/health/.../story A Colorado teen died of the plague just a day after his 16th birthday. Taylor Gaes died in route to the hospital on June 8 with Larimer County’s first ...
    • Plague - Mayo Clinic

      www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/plague/basics/definition/CON-20021610 Plague is a serious bacterial infection that's transmitted by fleas. Known as the Black Death during medieval times, today plague occurs in fewer than 5,000 people a ...
    • Black Death - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

      www.history.com/topics/black-death Find out more about the history of Black Death, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
    • Bubonic plague - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bubonic_plague Bubonic plague is an infection of the lymphatic system, usually resulting from the bite of an infected flea, Xenopsylla cheopis (the rat flea). In very ...
    • Plague: Symptoms and History of the Black Death

      www.medicinenet.com/plague_facts/article.htm Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria known as Yersinia pestis. Plague has a high fatality rate and has been described for centuries.
    • Plague Disease: Get Facts on 'Black Death' Symptoms

      www.emedicinehealth.com/plague/article_em.htm Plague is an infectious disease caused by plague bacillus (bacterium), Yersinia pestis. It spreads easily and can be fatal if not treated. The plague, known as the ...
    • Plague - National Geographic

      science.nationalgeographic.com/science/health-and-human-body/.../plague-article Plague is a bacterial infection found mainly in rodents and their fleas. But via those fleas it can sometimes leap to humans. When it does, the outcome can be ...