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Bubonic plague cases are on the rise in the US. Yes, really.

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posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 10:35 PM
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From the "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse".


Plague is a disease you probably associate with the Middle Ages, when the "Black Death" killed 50 million people, wiping out most of Europe.

But it's still around today. In some countries, particularly Madagascar, people live in constant fear of plague.

Every year, the US records about a dozen plague deaths, and there's been a spike in cases over the past five months. According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 11 cases and three deaths in six states since April. Officials aren't yet sure what caused the uptick, though the disease typically circulates from late spring to early fall, so the caseload should come down again soon.


Lo and Behold! Comes the First Horseman of the Apocalypse, Pestilence.

Plague - Madagascar
Human Plague — United States, 2015

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posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 10:41 PM
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a reply to: boozo

I really wish folks were not always looking for some sign we are about to meet our end. I truly feel such theologies are treason to the human species and our beautiful planet. We must work together to make things better, not secretly hope for an end so that we can meet some powerful 'loving' deity. Make heaven on earth now! If altruism is the highest aspiration why wait for the spirit to acquire? Why not just do the right thing now? Anyway this isn't a sign of the end, this is just more pressure of an ever pressuring environment humans will overcome hopefully progressing to a more peaceful and harmonious existence, wouldn't you agree?



posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 10:45 PM
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Is there a way we can blame the refugees?



posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 10:47 PM
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The Plague was before antibiotics. Hell we killed damn near every sexually transmitted disease.
The Plague isn't what it was. The treatment:


People with the plague need immediate treatment. If treatment is not received within 24 hours of when the first symptoms occur, death can result.

Antibiotics such as streptomycin, gentamicin, doxycycline, or ciprofloxacin are used to treat plague. Oxygen, intravenous fluids, and respiratory support usually are also needed.


www.nlm.nih.gov...

Basically Penicillin.



posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 10:49 PM
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a reply to: TechniXcality

It's also good to be aware that this prophesized things are happening, more like a heads up. And I totally agree with your intuitions.

Peace
edit on 9-9-2015 by InnerPeace2012 because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 10:49 PM
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a reply to: Sremmos80

Or the transgendered folk?.

Back to the OP.
Evidence is growing that the black death was not bubonic plague but an Ebola type virus.

abcnews.go.com...

But no this is not the end of times because a disease is coming back.



posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 10:49 PM
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originally posted by: Sremmos80
Is there a way we can blame the refugees?


Ok this made me laugh..



posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 10:52 PM
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The BP has been found in the underground of NYC over the years. It isn't a strong bacteria against modern medicine fortunately .



posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 10:59 PM
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originally posted by: zazzafrazz
The BP has been found in the underground of NYC over the years. It isn't a strong bacteria against modern medicine fortunately .


And sources to verify your claim.

Thanks



posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 11:00 PM
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a reply to: Sremmos80

Blame Bush. He's long overdue.



posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 11:01 PM
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The plague has been present in prairie dogs in the Midwest for well over a hundred years. During that time humans have been infected. While uncommon it's not unheard of.

And that's just the US. Here are some stats, US and globally.

Sorry, this is not a harbinger of the apocalypse. Just a disease that's been with us for a very long time.



posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 11:04 PM
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a reply to: intrepid

Have you heard about CREs? They are resistant to all of those medications you name. All that need happen is The Plague meet Ebola at a bar, have a few drinks and exchange body fluids for a few hours, then kiss goodbye and hop on separate planes going in different directions.



posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 11:05 PM
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a reply to: Hefficide

Yup. Antibiotics took care of a lot. Why not cancer(conspiracy theory
) ? They were also pretty damn dumb back then. They thought the cats were spreading the disease and killed of the apex predator to the ones actually spreading it.



posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 11:06 PM
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a reply to: Hefficide

This appears to be an outbreak according to WHO.


The Ministry of Health of Madagascar has notified WHO of an outbreak of plague. The first case was identified on 17 August in a rural township in Moramanga district. The case passed away on 19 August. As of 30 August, 14 cases, including 10 deaths, were reported. All confirmed cases are of the pneumonic form. Since 27 August, no new cases have been reported from the affected or neighbouring districts.


Edit: Source from OP link.


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posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 11:16 PM
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originally posted by: NewzNose
a reply to: Sremmos80

Blame Bush. He's long overdue.

No . That is happening on other threads about the refugees. Lets blame Climate Change. Much more popular.After all , it is what caused ISIS in the first place to start the refugee crisis.
edit on 9-9-2015 by Gothmog because: (no reason given)


NM . Forgot Climate Change was Bush's fault too. Please disregard this entire post.if you havent already)
edit on 9-9-2015 by Gothmog because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 9 2015 @ 11:19 PM
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originally posted by: Hefficide

The plague has been present in prairie dogs in the Midwest for well over a hundred years. During that time humans have been infected. While uncommon it's not unheard of.

And that's just the US. Here are some stats, US and globally.

Sorry, this is not a harbinger of the apocalypse. Just a disease that's been with us for a very long time.


Anywhere fleas are the predominant species there is a good chance.



posted on Sep, 10 2015 @ 03:34 AM
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a reply to: TechniXcality

I was not looking for a sign though.

It just so happens when I search for the word "Bubonic plague" and something came up from the news.

So, I decided to post it up here just to give a little heads up for this fascinating coincidence with the "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" with what's currently happening.

Isn't it interesting?



posted on Sep, 10 2015 @ 04:09 AM
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a reply to: boozo

many years ago i saw a show about a different plague. some researchers discovered some bodies tombed up in large piles. the bodies had been there undisturbed for centuries. the researchers were going to take samples from the corpses and try to bring this "new" plague back to life in a laboratory.

after i saw this show (just the one time) i never heard of it again. i looked.

i'm only bringing this up because the idea of a lab grown plague tested on the public is not too out in left field. what if the media has it wrong? what if this isn't your garden variety bubonic plague? what if some lab modified a plague or discovered an old one and gave it new life? how do we know?

it's the first thought i had when i heard of the "outbreak."



posted on Sep, 10 2015 @ 04:35 AM
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originally posted by: NewzNose
a reply to: intrepid

Have you heard about CREs? They are resistant to all of those medications you name. All that need happen is The Plague meet Ebola at a bar, have a few drinks and exchange body fluids for a few hours, then kiss goodbye and hop on separate planes going in different directions.


Sound like Captain Trips to anyone else here?
These are the things that make the hair on the back of my neck stand up---the possibilities...



posted on Sep, 10 2015 @ 04:46 AM
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a reply to: diggindirt

It's been a few years since I spoke with them, but I used to hang out with a couple of epidemiologists from the CDC and they used to tell me that all of these exotic things are actually not that scary outside of a localized event. It's the Spanish Flu H1N1 strain that gave them the cold shivers.

Bubonic plague, AKA the Black Death, had it's run. Even if we didn't have antibiotics - many people today, particularly those with European ancestry, would survive thanks to resistance passed down to them from European ancestors who survived the plague outbreaks due to their natural resistance. This allowed them to have a major impact on the gene pool.




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