October 30, 2015

Aaagh! Aaagh! Plague!

A girl in Eastern Oregon has been diagnosed with Bubonic Plague (known historically as "The Black Death").

If you need me, I'll be hiding under my bed.

UPDATE: There isn't really any cause for concern. She got bit by a wild flea while hunting, and she's in Intensive Care undergoing treatment with antibiotics. They caught it in time and she'll probably be fine. Plague is a dreadful disease and she isn't going to have a fun time, but it isn't directly communicable.

But seeing this news report reminded me of the first FiresignTheater album.

"You've got... the Plague!"

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1 If you need me, I'll be hiding under my bed.

There are advantages to not leaving your apartment...

Posted by: Wonderduck at October 30, 2015 03:15 PM (a12rG)

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