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Plague: Past, Present, and Future.

Stenseth, Nils Christian, Bakyt B. Atshabar, Mike Begon, Steven R. Belmain, Eric Bertherat, Elisabeth Carniel, Kenneth L. Gage, Herwig Leirs, and Lila Rahalison. "Plague: Past, Present, and Future." PLOS Medicine (January 15, 2008): n. pag. Journals.plos.org. PLOS. Web. 20 Mar. 2016.

In the fifth paragraph, lines 45 to 53, what is the main idea?

A

Kazakhstan is a country that is consumed by plague.

B

The great gerbil species is experiencing an increase in plague due to the Second and Third pandemics.

C

The Second and Third Pandemics were caused by anthropogenic factors.

D

The plague will continue to be a problem, as long as humans continue to change the environment.