Plague Articles A-Z
Images of the Plague - Pictures of the Bubonic Plague
This page contains links to eMedTV Plague Articles containing information on subjects from Images of the Plague to Pictures of the Bubonic Plague. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
- Information on the Bubonic Plague
Bubonic plague is an illness that occurs in humans, rodents, and ectoparasites. This eMedTV page gives some basic information on the bubonic plague, including how it is transmitted and what can happen if it goes untreated.
- Is the Plague a Health Problem Today?
Is the plague a health problem today? Plague still exists in many countries, including the United States. This eMedTV resource offers statistics on the number of plague cases, explains what often causes it, and lists areas where plague has occurred.
- Is There a Cure for the Bubonic Plague?
Is there a cure for the bubonic plague? When a person becomes infected, the best cure is early treatment. This eMedTV article discusses antibiotics used to treat the disease and explains preventive measures designed to keep infections from occurring.