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"Yersinia pestis"




  1. photo Cause of deadliest plagues in history discoveredCause of deadliest plagues in history discoveredNews
    bacterium Yersinia pestis (y pestis) is the bacterium that is the cause of three plague outbreaks of pandemic proportions. The Black Death, also known as the Bubonic Plague, occurred from the 14th and 17thRead more
  2. photo Deadly plague spreading in ColoradoDeadly plague spreading in ColoradoNews
    with pets may be more susceptible. Thehealth officials believe that the fleas are carrying the disease which was first contacted from infected prairie dogs or rabbits. Fleas can pick up the Yersinia pestisRead more
  3. Official: Fleas in Arizona testing positive for plagueNews
    all, some 60 percent of the population of Europe at the time was wiped out when the Black Death ran its course. Known officially as Yersinia pestis, the bacterium is known to have caused three majorRead more
  4. photo Six reasons garlic is an amazing healing superfoodSix reasons garlic is an amazing healing superfoodNews
    off food poison better than pharmaceutical antibiotics without side effects didn't impress you, maybe its ability to wipe out the bacteria, yersinia pestis, which causes bubonic plague or black deathRead more
  5. photo The "Deadly Dozen" Diseases Worsened by Climate Change (Part 4)The "Deadly Dozen" Diseases Worsened by Climate Change (Part 4)Article
    , allowing rapid implementation of vaccination programs to protect humans.  Plague  Plague (Yersinia pestis)—one of the oldest infectious diseases on record—still causes significant death rates in wildlifeRead more
  6. photo One third to die by plague or famine; one third will fall by the sword; one third to be scattered to every windOne third to die by plague or famine; one third will fall by the sword; one third to be scattered to every windNews
    one resident died from bubonic plague... Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis that is carried by rodents, and can be transmitted to people through flea bitesRead more

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Yersinia pestis

Disease

Yersinia pestis (formerly Pasteurella pestis) is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped coccobacillus, a facultative anaerobic bacterium that can infect humans and animals.Human Y. pestis infection takes three main forms: pneumonic, septicemic, and bubonic plagues. All three forms were responsible for a number of high-mortality epidemics throughout human history, including: the sixth century's Plague of...More