The Charger Bulletin

Black Death: the Mother of All Plagues?

Katherine Lavoie October 26, 2011

The bacteria that caused the Black Death that wiped out nearly half of London in the fourteenth century looks extremely similar to the modern versions of the plague-causing bug, new research indicates. Researchers...

Pneumonic Plague Shakes Tibet

Liz De La Torre October 6, 2010

As if it weren’t enough that flu season is kicking into high gear, now a sudden pneumonic outbreak is gripping Tibet and sending shockwaves across the world. Five people have already been infected with...

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