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date: 02 February 2023

plaguelocked

plaguelocked

  • Kyle Harper

Summary

Plagues are outbreaks of infectious disease, either in the specific sense of outbreaks of the disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis or in the generic sense of an epidemic, regardless of its microbial agent.

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  • Science, Technology, and Medicine

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