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#Plague

# plague - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Teenage boy dies of bubonic plague in Mongolia
# Marmot
# Marmot

Teenage boy dies of bubonic plague in Mongolia

Jul 14th 2020, 3:09 PM 32,065 Views 17 Comments

The 15-year-old caught the rare bacterial illness after hunting and eating a marmot, according to the health ministry.

# plague - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Mongolian couple dies of plague after eating raw marmot meat, triggering town quarantine
# Mongolia
# Mongolia

Mongolian couple dies of plague after eating raw marmot meat, triggering town quarantine

May 7th 2019, 8:16 AM 47,930 Views 24 Comments

A six-day quarantine was declared on residents in the region, preventing nine tourists from leaving.

# plague - Sunday 9 December, 2018

This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans
# Plague
# Plague

This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans

Dec 9th 2018, 7:00 AM 38,933 Views 4 Comments

New research suggests that plague may have been spread among Neolithic European settlements by traders.

# plague - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

New river rules seek to protect native Irish crayfish from plague-carrying alien invaders
# Plague So Cray
# Plague So Cray

New river rules seek to protect native Irish crayfish from plague-carrying alien invaders

Nov 14th 2018, 3:33 PM 12,002 Views 27 Comments

Irish crayfish have been heavily impacted by plague in recent years.

# plague - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

'Crayfish plague' may be to blame as large numbers of the crustacean die in Westmeath
# Crayfish Plague
# Crayfish Plague

'Crayfish plague' may be to blame as large numbers of the crustacean die in Westmeath

Jun 19th 2018, 6:10 AM 22,654 Views 9 Comments

Over the past number of years, many Irish crayfish has been impacted by the crayfish plague.

# plague - Saturday 14 October, 2017

New advice issued for Irish people travelling to Madagascar after plague outbreak
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

New advice issued for Irish people travelling to Madagascar after plague outbreak

Oct 14th 2017, 9:45 AM 16,444 Views 10 Comments

At least 54 people have been killed in the outbreak.

# plague - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Australia is spending $400 million to stop the spread of red fire ants
# Plague
# Plague

Australia is spending $400 million to stop the spread of red fire ants

Jul 29th 2017, 6:35 PM 18,506 Views 23 Comments

“Our fire-ant fighters have finally been given the war chest they need,” an invasive species expert said.

# plague - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Locals bearing the brunt as 'plague of flies' take up residence in Ringsend
# Wingsend
# Wingsend

Locals bearing the brunt as 'plague of flies' take up residence in Ringsend

Jul 6th 2017, 6:19 PM 38,528 Views 45 Comments

Local politicians are demanding answers as to why there is a fly infestation in the Dublin area.

# plague - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Ireland has one of the largest populations of white-clawed crayfish but a plague is killing them
# Plague
# Plague

Ireland has one of the largest populations of white-clawed crayfish but a plague is killing them

May 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,106 Views 14 Comments

A total kill of the population is expected as the disease kills all white-clawed crayfish.

# plague - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Do we really need to worry about a plague of giant rats this winter?
# Super Rats
# Super Rats

Do we really need to worry about a plague of giant rats this winter?

Nov 25th 2015, 2:49 PM 19,788 Views 46 Comments

Reports of giant super rats may be just a little bit exaggerated.

# plague - Monday 19 October, 2015

This sunken 400-year-old church has emerged from a reservoir
# Mexico
# Mexico

This sunken 400-year-old church has emerged from a reservoir

Oct 19th 2015, 9:30 PM 37,405 Views 10 Comments

The church was abandoned in the 1770s.

# plague - Monday 17 August, 2015

Investigation launched after 600 dead crayfish are found in Cavan
# Plague
# Plague

Investigation launched after 600 dead crayfish are found in Cavan

Aug 17th 2015, 2:15 PM 15,923 Views 8 Comments

The impact of the likely cause could be “severe” and “irreversible”.

# plague - Sunday 27 July, 2014

The world's citrus is being destroyed - here's what scientists are doing about it
# A Bitter Pill
# A Bitter Pill

The world's citrus is being destroyed - here's what scientists are doing about it

Jul 27th 2014, 10:30 AM 12,171 Views 18 Comments

Citrus fruits in Florida are facing a bombardment from a pest called a “Asian citrus psyllid”.

# plague - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Chinese man dies of bubonic plague after feeding his dog a marmot
# China
# China

Chinese man dies of bubonic plague after feeding his dog a marmot

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:25 AM 21,819 Views 22 Comments

Some 30,000 people have been kept inside the city of Yumen for a week.

# plague - Thursday 10 July, 2014

A man and his dog have been diagnosed with plague in the US
# Contagion
# Contagion

A man and his dog have been diagnosed with plague in the US

Jul 10th 2014, 5:04 PM 26,969 Views 20 Comments

The man is still alive but the dog died after contracting pneumonic plague.

# plague - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Marmot meat blamed after teen dies of bubonic plague in Kyrgyzstan
# Black Death
# Black Death

Marmot meat blamed after teen dies of bubonic plague in Kyrgyzstan

Aug 27th 2013, 9:32 AM 8,915 Views 22 Comments

Officials in the central Asian country are confident there will be no outbreak, but neighbouring Kazakhstan has tightened border controls.

# plague - Friday 26 July, 2013

LA park evacuated after squirrel found with deadly plague bacteria
# America
# America

LA park evacuated after squirrel found with deadly plague bacteria

Jul 26th 2013, 8:18 AM 10,789 Views 56 Comments

The squirrel was trapped on 16 July and test results revealed on Tuesday that the plague bacteria was present.

# plague - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Scientists crack genetic code of Black Death plague
# Black Death
# Black Death

Scientists crack genetic code of Black Death plague

Oct 12th 2011, 9:26 PM 1,371 Views 9 Comments

Samples obtained by drilling skeletons’ teeth show that the disease has changed little over 600 years.

# plague - Monday 1 November, 2010

Irish researchers trace origins of Black Death
# Plague
# Plague

Irish researchers trace origins of Black Death

Nov 1st 2010, 3:00 PM 1,507 Views 0 Comments

UCC scientists find roots of three deadly plagues – including the one that killed almost one-third of Middle Ages Europe – travelled on Silk Road from China.