He’ll Live!–Man Recovers From Black Death

Infected flea bites rat. Stray cat bites infected rat. Infected cat who bit the rat who was bit by the flea bites innocent human. A newly adopted stray cat is how the plague was most likely transmitted to┬áPaul Gaylord of Bend, Oregon. Initially, Mr. Gaylord thought he had the flu when he developed a fever…