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Plague In China

Ziketan, a farming town of 10,000 in the Qinghai province of China, has been locked down in an attempt to prevent the spread of pneumonic plague. What do you think?
  • "How convenient that people are coming down with some kind of 'plague' right when the sorghum harvest is due."

    Petra Horn Systems Analyst
  • "If this is anything like the Black Plague that hit Europe in the 14th century, then all you have to do to get rid of it is kill the town's Jews."

    Lou Morley Network Relay Tester
  • "Ha! Good luck. I attempted to prevent the spread of pneumonic plague once, and I died of pneumonic plague."

    Kevin Dudley Deceased

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