bubo

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a lymph node that is inflamed and swollen because of plague or gonorrhea or tuberculosis

a genus of Strigidae

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In actuality, there were 39 deaths from bubonic plague in the Bay City (35 Chinese, 4 Euro-Americans) [qu p.
Thank God she had the bubonic plague because if she had had the pneumonic plague, I would have been dead in 24 hours," Dr.
Symptoms of bubonic plague include enlargement of lymph glands near the flea bite and rapid onset of fever and chills.
To conduct the test, researchers posed as local physicians who were reporting fictitious cases of botulism, anthrax, smallpox, bubonic plague, and other diseases to 19 public health agencies in 18 states nationwide.
Suffering in paradise; the bubonic plague in English literature from More to Milton.
Pneumonic is the rarest strain, with around 2% of cases, compared with bubonic and septicaemic plague.
Dr Susan Scott,of the school of biological sciences, also claims the Black Death was not a form of bubonic plague but a virus which spread from person to person.
Cohn does not share other historians' "emotional attachment to the Black Death as modern bubonic plague" (53).
Unfortunately her skits were about as funny as the bubonic plague and she turned out to be little more than a minor irritant on the show.
A new technology coming out of the labs at the University of Wisconsin will provide instant scan capability for biological threats, ranging from small pox to bubonic plague.
A 53-year-old man is in isolation in a New York hospital after testing positive for bubonic plague, the rare and dangerous bacterial disease.
Later, it officially became known as the bubonic plague, after the buboes, or lumps that erupted on victims' skin.
Similarly, had the eToys mentality prevailed earlier in human history, we might have seen such corporate identity salvage jobs as Spanish Armada Shipping, Black Hole of Calcutta Hotels, and Bubonic Health Maintenance.
Our reporter found it scandalously simple to gain access to secret labs that store deadly strains of anthrax, rabies and bubonic plague.
After bubonic plague reached Europe in the 14th century, major cities such as Venice enacted strict quarantines intended to keep out infected, shipborne rats.