It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
Originally posted by neo96
'Despite it's deadly history, plague infection is serious, but rarely fatal in modern times'.
Over confidence in my opinion could always mutate, and only if 'treatment' is available given the fact of doctors over prescribing antibiotics that are losing their effectiveness.
What's to say the 'black death' won't become antibiotic resistant?
They know this, while I can see some 'logic' downplaying the outbreaks that can be just as dangerous.
Sooner or later we are going to face another 'plague' just a matter of time.
(visit the link for the full news article)edit on 25-7-2013 by neo96 because: (no reason given)