Monday, January 05, 2015

The Galveston Plague of 1920

Houston Press: While Ebola is the most recent incredibly unexpected disease to show up in Texas, it isn't anywhere near the most deadly. Long before anyone even knew Ebola existed, the city of Galveston grappled with an outbreak of bubonic plague.

1 comment:

Karin said...

People in the U.S. still get plague. Luckily, most survive now thanks to antibiotics. Scary, though.