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Tuesday, June 28, 2022



Plague Inc gets new cure mode; will be free until Covid-19 is under control

November 13, 2020 8:47 pm

Players playing the new 'The Cure' expansion pack, will have to dispatch research teams around the world to perform multiple tasks like the spreading speed, finding patient zero, performing tests and more.

The dancing plague that struck many in medieval Europe

September 20, 2020 4:40 pm

In the 15th and 16th centuries, little was understood about the science behind the dancing plague. The societies of the time offered explanations, ranging from demonic possession, wrath of God to bites of spiders.

Bubonic plague killed a Mongolian couple; what exactly is black death?

May 09, 2019 1:50 pm

More than 100 people including foreign tourists from Switzerland, Sweden, Kazakhstan and South Korea, who had come into contact with the couple, were isolated and treated with antibiotics.

Here's how the plague travelled from Europe to Asia after the Black Death

June 11, 2016 8:49 pm

A team of researchers found out how one Y pestis lineage sparked off the third pandemic and modern-day epidemics worldwide.

Plague outbreak kills 40 people in Madagascar

November 23, 2014 5:11 pm

WHO said a national task force has been set up to manage the outbreak, with the cost of the project reaching $200,000.

Chinese officials warn of plague in quake-hit province

April 16, 2010 2:25 pm

Chinese health experts have warned of a possible outbreak of diseases,especially the fatal pneumonic plague in quake-hit Qinghai province.

Much to learn from Surat’s post-plague story

August 26, 2009 5:53 am

September 1994 saw the diamond city of Surat wracked by bubonic plague that claimed 56 lives,led to a huge exodus of its citizens and brought under light the many ills that had led to the tragedy.