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Topic Sentence 2


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.

What would be a good topic sentence for the fourth paragraph from lines 36 to 44?


Africa is a country that is particularly at risk for the plague for a number of reasons.


Africa is a country that has many health problems, for many reasons.


The country of Africa has had problems with the plague for many years.


The country of Africa suffers from plague due to a severe rodent problem.