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You could get the plague (but probably won’t)
The disease still thrives in some locations in the United States.
This 17th-century plague diary hits a little too close to home
Rarely do we get such a detailed glimpse into one person’s life during a crisis from so long ago.
Animal Crossing’s most elusive fish has a bizarre real-life backstory
Hundreds of millions of years ago, they swam with our aquatic ancestors.
The weirdest things we learned this week: starting fires with astronaut farts and dancing yourself to death
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Five things you might not know about the plague (not including the fact that it still exists)
Because yes, you can still catch the Black Death.
Yes, you can still get the bubonic plague. Here’s what to look out for.
It's less terrifying than you might think.
How Chicory May Help Fight Plague Bacteria
Chicoric Acid helps to decrease activity of Yersinia species
What Are The Real Risks of Bioweapons Research?
The Pentagon accidentally mailing plague and anthrax, it turns out
Plague-Associated Fleas Found On New York City Rats
Don't let the disease-carrying fleas bite!
Warm Weather In Asia May Have Spurred Black Death Outbreaks In Europe
The Butter-flea Effect?