From Plague to Leprosy: 7 Diseases We'd Forgotten About

The bubonic plague, leprosy and polio are thought of as diseases of the past -- things that might have had a part in history, but aren't around to infect us any longer. But a recent incident in China, where a town was quarantined for 10 days after three people died of a variant of bubonic plague, was just one of many reminders that these diseases have not vanished from the face of the earth. While many think of these diseases as completely eradicated -- and they occur far less frequently than...Full Story
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