How Does Bubonic Plague Spread, Can It Be Treated?

"Risk for getting plague is extremely low as long as precautions are taken," according to a statement from Colorado health officials, which also provided a list of safety measures that stressed the importance of staying away from wild animals.

Why Historians (Sort of) Love Pandemics

The genomic record of plagues uncovers hidden pages of the human story. They also show humanity was interconnected in many more ways than anyone has thought possible—a pertinent reminder for our times.