Once the plague broke through and seized upon the German and Austrian soldiers who were guarding the borders of Turkestan.
Modern war- machinery held back the disorganized mass of China, while the plagues did the work.
Besides, starvation weakened the victims and destroyed their natural defences against the plagues.
Now, although Ludd was such a wise king, three plagues fell upon the island of Britain.
The story goes on to tell how good King Ludd freed the island of Britain from all three plagues and lived in peace all the days of his life.
Stubb was beginning to look disappointed, especially as the horrible nosegay increased, when suddenly from out the very heart of this plague
, there stole a faint stream of perfume, which flowed through the tide of bad smells without being absorbed by it, as one river will flow into and then along with another, without at all blending with it for a time.
(from the Latin plaga, "stroke" or "wound") infections are believed to have been common since at least 3000 BCE.
His topics include six plagues
of antiquity, typhus: a fever plague
, the plague
protectors: antisepsis to antibiotics, leprosy: the striking hand of God, and six plagues
The bacteria that caused the devastating Black Death plague
in medieval times may have roots going all the way back to the Stone Age, when ancient humans first carried them into Europe.
Summary: "Fearsome Plague
Epidemic Strikes Madagascar.
Prairie dogs in the wild are less likely to succumb to plague
after they ingest peanut-butter-flavored bait that contains a vaccine against the disease, according to a U.
Marr/Malloy characterized the tenth plague
as a "mysterious affliction" on the premise that both the disease and the deaths occurred suddenly and at more or less the same time, likely resulting from a lethal mix of food and air-borne mycotoxins.