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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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Harris, identified by the FBI as a member of the Aryan Nations, was previously given probation after pleading guilty to illegally obtaining bubonic plague bacteria through the mail in 1995.
Two cases of bubonic plague occurred in the weeks ending February 6 and March 5 and were mentioned as follows: "A very careful search through the death returns for several months before the 18th March, 1904, fails to reveal any probable case of bubonic plague (as distinguished from pneumonic plague) with the exception of Cases VII and XIV.
Out of the reported cases, 882 were classified as pneumonic plague, 221 were bubonic and 1 was septicaemic.
Bubonic plague was one of the strains that made up the great wave of epidemics known as the Black Death, thought to have killed two thirds of people in Europe in the 14th century.
Flea-carrying rats have long been blamed for spreading the bubonic plague, which swept Europe in the mid-1300s and killed an estimated 25 million people.
However, Dr Loretta Wade isn't convinced this case is as straightforward as it first seems, and she eventually identifies the cause of death as bubonic plague.
Humans usually develop the bubonic form of the plague after being bitten by an infected flea carried by rodents.
Summary: Whether you think it’s the next coming of the bubonic plague or a mere nuisance tapping into American hysteria, there’s no doubting that the Ebola .
And if you eat on a Wednesday, technically you're breaking the law as under a 1665 order the first Wednesday of every month is a day of fasting and penance for the relief of Bubonic plague in London.
After an outbreak occurred in Kyrgyzstan, the World Health Organisation's (WHO) epidemic disease expert Eric Bertherat told the BBC: "Because bubonic plague is such a rare event, local medical staff are not prepared to diagnose the disease and treat it appropriately, which means the first patient usually dies without even a diagnostic.
Part of a city in north-west China has been sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague, state media say.
Researchers extracted the DNA of the disease bacterium, Yersinia pestis, from the largest teeth in some of the skulls retrieved, and compared it to the strain of bubonic plague preserved there with the one that killed 60 people in Madagascar recently.
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (TAP) -Four people have been hospitalised and 160 quarantined after a 15-year-old boy, Temirbek Isakunov, who ate marmot meat died of the bubonic plague last week, the Kyrgyz Ministry of Health said Wednesday according to AP News.
ByE[currency]KEK (CyHAN)- Kyrgyzstan's health officials are on alert after a local teenager died of bubonic plague caught from eating barbecued marmot, the apparent vector for the deadly disease.
Which animal species carried the fleas responsible for the bubonic plague epidemics of the Middle Ages?