Plague Fatality In Arizona

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An autopsy revealed that an Arizona biologist who was found dead on Nov. 2 had contracted the pneumonic plague after handling a cougar corpse. What do you think?

"Exactly what precautions can the rest of us take? Avoiding cougar carcasses? Is that very realistic?"

Charlie Thornton • Pasta Maker

"The resurgence of the plague is probably because God is angry with mankind. Either that or because the bacterium, Yersinia pestis, is found in rodents and their fleas and is prevalent in many areas of the world."

Mary Benning • Mattress Salesperson


"Did he have a headache and fatigue and stuff? Shit, I'm going to die."

Haitham Tahir • Book Binder