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Monday, November 2, 2015

We thought this plague was gone for good, but we were wrong…

A 16 year-old girl reportedly caught the bubonic plague while on a hunting trip in Oregon last month, and doctors believe she may have gotten infected by a flea. According to Conservative Tribune, the anonymous girl became sick five days after she embarked on a trip near Heppner, in Morrow County on October 16.

Though most Americans believe the bubonic plague is a thing of the past, there have been a total of eight cases in Oregon in the last 20 years. Luckily, none of them have been fatal.

A total of sixteen bubonic plague cases have been reported in the U.S. this year, and there have been four fatalities so far. Symptoms of the plague include¬†high fever, lethargy and swollen lymph nodes, and it’s treatable with antibiotics if it’s caught early enough. If left untreated, however, it can result in a very painful death.

We can only pray that the bubonic plague returns to extinction once again before it wreaks havoc on our country, just like it did in biblical times…

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