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Teenage boy dies of bubonic plague in Mongolia
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Teenage boy dies of bubonic plague in Mongolia

Jul 14th 2020, 3:09 PM 32,090 Views 17 Comments

The 15-year-old caught the rare bacterial illness after hunting and eating a marmot, according to the health ministry.

Mongolian couple dies of plague after eating raw marmot meat, triggering town quarantine
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Mongolian couple dies of plague after eating raw marmot meat, triggering town quarantine

May 7th 2019, 8:16 AM 47,940 Views 24 Comments

A six-day quarantine was declared on residents in the region, preventing nine tourists from leaving.

This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans
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This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans

Dec 9th 2018, 7:00 AM 38,975 Views 4 Comments

New research suggests that plague may have been spread among Neolithic European settlements by traders.

New river rules seek to protect native Irish crayfish from plague-carrying alien invaders
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New river rules seek to protect native Irish crayfish from plague-carrying alien invaders

Nov 14th 2018, 3:33 PM 12,109 Views 27 Comments

Irish crayfish have been heavily impacted by plague in recent years.

'Crayfish plague' may be to blame as large numbers of the crustacean die in Westmeath
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'Crayfish plague' may be to blame as large numbers of the crustacean die in Westmeath

Jun 19th 2018, 6:10 AM 22,669 Views 9 Comments

Over the past number of years, many Irish crayfish has been impacted by the crayfish plague.

New advice issued for Irish people travelling to Madagascar after plague outbreak
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New advice issued for Irish people travelling to Madagascar after plague outbreak

Oct 14th 2017, 9:45 AM 16,454 Views 10 Comments

At least 54 people have been killed in the outbreak.

Australia is spending $400 million to stop the spread of red fire ants
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Australia is spending $400 million to stop the spread of red fire ants

Jul 29th 2017, 6:35 PM 18,517 Views 23 Comments

“Our fire-ant fighters have finally been given the war chest they need,” an invasive species expert said.

Locals bearing the brunt as 'plague of flies' take up residence in Ringsend
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Locals bearing the brunt as 'plague of flies' take up residence in Ringsend

Jul 6th 2017, 6:19 PM 38,558 Views 45 Comments

Local politicians are demanding answers as to why there is a fly infestation in the Dublin area.

Ireland has one of the largest populations of white-clawed crayfish but a plague is killing them
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Ireland has one of the largest populations of white-clawed crayfish but a plague is killing them

May 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,144 Views 14 Comments

A total kill of the population is expected as the disease kills all white-clawed crayfish.

Do we really need to worry about a plague of giant rats this winter?
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Do we really need to worry about a plague of giant rats this winter?

Nov 25th 2015, 2:49 PM 19,798 Views 46 Comments

Reports of giant super rats may be just a little bit exaggerated.

This sunken 400-year-old church has emerged from a reservoir
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This sunken 400-year-old church has emerged from a reservoir

Oct 19th 2015, 9:30 PM 38,574 Views 10 Comments

The church was abandoned in the 1770s.

Investigation launched after 600 dead crayfish are found in Cavan
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Investigation launched after 600 dead crayfish are found in Cavan

Aug 17th 2015, 2:15 PM 15,972 Views 8 Comments

The impact of the likely cause could be “severe” and “irreversible”.

The world's citrus is being destroyed - here's what scientists are doing about it
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The world's citrus is being destroyed - here's what scientists are doing about it

Jul 27th 2014, 10:30 AM 12,179 Views 18 Comments

Citrus fruits in Florida are facing a bombardment from a pest called a “Asian citrus psyllid”.

Chinese man dies of bubonic plague after feeding his dog a marmot
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Chinese man dies of bubonic plague after feeding his dog a marmot

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:25 AM 21,840 Views 22 Comments

Some 30,000 people have been kept inside the city of Yumen for a week.

A man and his dog have been diagnosed with plague in the US
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A man and his dog have been diagnosed with plague in the US

Jul 10th 2014, 5:04 PM 26,970 Views 20 Comments

The man is still alive but the dog died after contracting pneumonic plague.

Marmot meat blamed after teen dies of bubonic plague in Kyrgyzstan
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Marmot meat blamed after teen dies of bubonic plague in Kyrgyzstan

Aug 27th 2013, 9:32 AM 8,923 Views 22 Comments

Officials in the central Asian country are confident there will be no outbreak, but neighbouring Kazakhstan has tightened border controls.

LA park evacuated after squirrel found with deadly plague bacteria
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LA park evacuated after squirrel found with deadly plague bacteria

Jul 26th 2013, 8:18 AM 10,793 Views 56 Comments

The squirrel was trapped on 16 July and test results revealed on Tuesday that the plague bacteria was present.

Scientists crack genetic code of Black Death plague
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Scientists crack genetic code of Black Death plague

Oct 12th 2011, 9:26 PM 1,378 Views 9 Comments

Samples obtained by drilling skeletons’ teeth show that the disease has changed little over 600 years.

Irish researchers trace origins of Black Death
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Irish researchers trace origins of Black Death

Nov 1st 2010, 3:00 PM 1,576 Views 0 Comments

UCC scientists find roots of three deadly plagues – including the one that killed almost one-third of Middle Ages Europe – travelled on Silk Road from China.