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Overall Meaning - Future of the Plague


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. PLOS. Web. 20 Mar. 2016.

According to this article, the "future" of the plague might be


catastrophic death that is unavoidable, similar to the Second and Third Pandemics.


no deaths at all and little or no spreading, the disease is limited to certain countries.


death and destruction that could be prevented with planning and research.


many deaths due to aerosol bioterrorism and blending animal habitats.