Bubonic Sentence Examples
Since 1900 there have been several mild outbreaks of bubonic plague.
Bubonic plague, to be sure, is a disease.
The word " plague " - or " pest," which is the name used in other languages - had originally a general meaning, and may have required qualifications when applied to this particular fever; but it has now become a specific label, and the prefix "bubonic" should be dropped.
The disease, on which the 14th century bestowed this name, was the bubonic plague, still familiar in the East.
The bubonic plague was brought to London by rats on board trading ships.Advertisement
Its already evil reputation has been increased of late years by the fact that it is one of the chief disseminators of bubonic plague.
Cholera is endemic in some parts of the vilayet, and before 1875 the same was true of the bubonic plague.
Whether in all the pestilences known by this name the disease was really the same may admit of doubt, but it is clear that in some at least it was the bubonic plague.
But numerous cases of nonfatal mild bubonic disease (mild plague or pestis minor) occurred both before and after the epidemic, and according to Tholozan similar cases had been observed nearly every year from 1856 to 1865.8 The next severe epidemic of plague in Irak began in December 1873.
In both places the symptoms were the same, of undoubted bubonic plague.Advertisement
In 310 cases of plague examined by Simpson 56% were bubonic, 40% septic and 4% pneumonic.
The mild cases are always bubonic; the other varieties are invariably severe, and almost always fatal.
When plague is prevalent in a locality, the diagnosis is easy in fairly well-marked cases of the bubonic type, but less so in the other varieties.When it is not prevalent the diagnosis is never easy, and in pneumonic and septicaemic cases it is impossible without bacteriological assistance.
Transgenic'super fish ' could deplete natural ocean zones of all fauna and flora and'super mice ' could spread bubonic plague at will.
People who got the bubonic strain of the disease often took longer to die than those people who got the pneumonic plague.Advertisement
A number of rodents serve as reservoirs for human diseases, such as bubonic plague, tularemia, scrub typhus, and others.
When plague is prevalent in a locality, the diagnosis is easy in fairly well-marked cases of the bubonic type, but less so in the other varieties.
Bubonic plague, of a fatal and contagious nature, first broke out in Bombay City in September 1896, and, despite all the efforts of the government, quickly spread to the surrounding country.
Diseases or disorders that involve lymph nodes in specific areas of the body include rabbit fever (tularemia), cat-scratch disease, lymphogranuloma venereum, chancroid, genital herpes, infected acne, dental abscesses, and bubonic plague.
It is not till the 6th century of our era, in the reign of Justinian, that we find bubonic plague in Europe, a s a part of the great cycle of pestilence, accompanied by extraordinary natural phenomena, which lasted fifty years, and is described with a singular misunderstanding of medical terms by Gibbon in his forty-third chapter.Advertisement
Gabriel de Mussis describes it even in the East, before its arrival in Europe, as a bubonic disease.
In pneumonic cases it is presumed to enter by the air-passages, and in bubonic cases by the skin.
From the fact that bacilli are hardly ever found in the blood of bubonic cases it may be inferred that they are arrested by the lymphatic glands next above the seat of inoculation, and that the fight - which is the illness - takes place largely in the bubo; in non-bubonic cases they are not so arrested, and the fight takes place in the general circulatory system, or in the lungs.
It is necessary to say this, because a misleading use of the word " bubonic " has given rise to the erroneous idea that true plague is necessarily bubonic, and that non-bubonic types are a different disease altogether.
In June 1858 intelligence was received in Constantinople of an outbreak of disease at the small town Benghazi, in the district of Barca, province of Tripoli, North Africa, which though at first misunderstood was clearly bubonic plague.Advertisement
As might be expected from these considerations, the bubonic type is very little infectious, while pneumonic cases are highly so, the patients no doubt charging the surrounding atmosphere by coughing.