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Medical Pneumonic plague outbreak reported in China.

  1. Aug 2, 2009 #1
    http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iLFGFVYaEEFibpJ7MThpiQsgInWQD99QH66G0 [Broken]

    First the bird flu, then the swine flu, now the Pneumonic plague. God knows what's next..
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    Pneumatic plague :redface:

    everyone feels tired! :biggrin:
  4. Aug 2, 2009 #3
    Wer'e doomed..........................doomed.:cry::eek::bugeye::biggrin:
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  5. Aug 2, 2009 #4
    I don't think that plague is just limited to that tiny town in China. In the coming days, I expect to hear Thousands of new cases, and then Millions in the months following. What is the fatality rate of the Pneumonic plague? Are there any existing vaccines which will protect against it? Are Hundreds of Millions or perhaps Billions of people going to die from this plague?
  6. Aug 2, 2009 #5
    I wasn't downplaying the threat I was quoting from a classic British comedy T.V. series called Dads Army.One of the characters always said the above when there was apparent danger.I don't know the answer to any of your questions.
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  7. Aug 2, 2009 #6

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    Wiki has good links supporting the following

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    This is really getting old, you start these threads making ridiculous claims. One person died.
  9. Aug 3, 2009 #8
    Have there been any reported infections/deaths outside that small rural town in China?
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