Thursday, September 22, 2005

"Plague-infected lab mice missing in New Jersey"

"NEWARK, N.J. - Three mice infected with the bacteria responsible for bubonic plague apparently disappeared from a laboratory about two weeks ago, and authorities launched a search though health experts said there was scant public risk."

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The administrators of this facility need to be fired, plain and simple. I am sure New Jersey can survive a plague outbreak (it is like a bad case of dandruff compared to everything else in New Jersey). But seriously, the bubonic plague has killed more human beings in its history that any other disease. For Europe in the Dark Ages death was equivalent to the plague, because that is what people died from, not heart disease, not old age. Irresponsible administrator, plain and simple.