Connecticut Boy Scout Recovers Fully From Bubonic Plague

August 27, 2008

An 18-year old Boy Scout from Connecticut who contracted the bubonic plague has fully recovered after receiving treatment..........Hartford (ChattahBox) – An 18-year old Boy Scout from Connecticut who contracted the bubonic plague has fully recovered after receiving treatment.

The 18-year old Boy Scout, along with adults joined a team of 1,000 people to help create trails in the woods of Wyoming.

This effort took place in the last week of July, as it is believed he contracted the bubonic plague between July 25th and August 2nd.

Most know of the bubonic plague for what it did to Europe in the Middle Ages/

There are less than 20 cases of bubonic plague reported annually in the U.S.

The boy had to receive treatment in the hospital, but has fully recovered.


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