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Originally posted by Lamagraa
what worries me about this article is what about the sick ones that make back to populated areas???????
I mean I not saying count them as already dead but some kind of quarintine is definatly needed ya I think I misplet that but oh welll
Since then, human plague in the United States has occurred as mostly scattered cases in rural areas (an average of 10 to 15 persons each year). Globally, the World Health Organization reports 1,000 to 3,000 cases of plague every year. In North America, plague is found in certain animals and their fleas from the Pacific Coast to the Great Plains, and from southwestern Canada to Mexico.
Originally posted by DontTreadOnMe
Fred, you want scary? How about plague as a biological weapon? The wikipedia article has a section on it. That the US and old USSR have weaponized plague.
An outbreak of what tests suggest is pneumonic plague has spread to a second town in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a medical charity.
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says it believes it has found a case in a second area in the north-east.
Thousands have fled the remote diamond mining town of Zobia since the disease first emerged at the end of last year.