Dr Oz: Bubonic Plague
After the Weight Gain Prenup debate and Arsenic Rice, Dr Oz’s health headlines continued. Do you recall learning about the Middle Ages when you were in school? If so, you’re probably familiar with the Bubonic Plague (aka The Black Death), which killed about 1/3 of Europe’s population back then. Though the disease was thought to be eradicated, it’s back in the news, and Dr Oz explained why.
Sierra Jane: 7 Year Old Girl with Bubonic Plague
A 7-year-old girl contracted this infectious disease, and Sierra’s story has been a hot topic in the news. Her parents believed it was the flu, but at the emergency room, it was clear that her fever, heart rate, and other symptoms indicated a more serious condition.