Madagascar plague reportedly ‘WILL become resistant to antibiotics’

Conservative Firing Line | 11/18/2017 | Staff
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I’m not exactly rushing out to stockpile ammunition and canned foods. Yet.

But suffice it to say that I am keeping an eye on the outbreak of the ever-scary sounding Black Death that’s sweeping the African nation of Madagascar. If it turns out that the various British media reports come to pass, I won’t be the only one hoarding 9mm rounds, shotgun shells and SpaghettiOs.

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Widely ignored by the American press, the bubonic plague (and it even deadlier cousin, the pneumonic plague) have already taken the lives of nearly 200 Malagasies, and infected well over 2,000 of the island nation’s citizens.

Known to most Americans as just the title of an hour-and-a-half long Disney cartoon, the first Western news report coming out regarding Madagascar’s Black Death epidemic was from on Oct 9, noting that “343 people had been infected and 42 died, and numbers are rising rapidly.”

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Another number cited by is the rather morbid, “Left untreated… pneumonic plague is 100% fatal.”

Fast forward to Nov 16, Britain’s The Daily Mail breathlessly reports that the East African plague “WILL become resistant to antibiotics and reach US, Europe and Britain”.

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The London-based paper also cites that the plague is;

Rapidly spiralling out of control as 171 people have now lost their lives, official figures reveal.

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World Health Organization data also shows the ‘medieval disease’ has infected 2,119 in the country off the coast of Africa – a four per cent jump in a handful of days.

Even more disconcerting is the word on the streets is that this particular strain of the Madagascar Black Death is well on its way to becoming resistant to...
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