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    Bubonic plague case confirmed in Mongolia

    Ulaanbaatar: A suspected case of bubonic plague reported in Mongolia’s Govi-Altai province has been confirmed as positive, the country’s Health Ministry said on Tuesday. “The result of a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test…

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    UK ‘plague village’ offers lesson for a country under lockdown

    EYAM, UK: In the 17th century, residents in the remote English village of Eyam quarantined themselves to prevent the spread of bubonic plague. Most paid with their lives. Now their descendants and…

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