Dr. Drew: Los Angeles Faces Imminent Outbreak of Bubonic Plague

JOEL B. POLLAK - 19 Jul 2019  Dr. Drew Pinsky said Friday that Los Angeles faces an imminent outbreak of bubonic plague because of the growth of the homeless population and the failure of state and local authorities to deal with rodent problems. Dr. Drew made his comments during a Periscope broadcast by Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams, who has become … Continue reading Dr. Drew: Los Angeles Faces Imminent Outbreak of Bubonic Plague

Deadly Plague could be ‘hiding in plain sight’, warn scientists

Plague ‘hiding in plain sight’, warn scientists The bacteria that cause plague, or the Black Death, could be lying dormant in common soil and water sources, posing a serious public health risk, scientists have warned. The finding, published in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, could explain why plague suddenly re-emerges without warning in countries such as … Continue reading Deadly Plague could be ‘hiding in plain sight’, warn scientists

Black Death TWO: Girl, 9, drops dead as strange ‘eye-bleeding fever’ spreads

A NEW disease is feared to become even more deadly than the Black Death that killed thousands in 2017 after it killed a nine-year-old child. The girl dropped dead with the symptoms of an extremely contagious viral disease than can kill up to 40% of all infected. She had contracted the bizarre new disease with … Continue reading Black Death TWO: Girl, 9, drops dead as strange ‘eye-bleeding fever’ spreads

Warnings of ‘Global Outbreak’ of Black Death as Plague continues to spread

Health experts are warning there is “something different” about a new Black Death outbreak spreading across the world. Some 1,300 cases of the pneumonic plague, which is transmitted by air, have now been confirmed. An estimated 50 million lives were lost as a result of the Black Death epidemic of the 1300s. And now the … Continue reading Warnings of ‘Global Outbreak’ of Black Death as Plague continues to spread