This year was FULL of surprises. Some of them were disease outbreaks — including the plague (yes, the plague). Here’s what you need to know.
The disease has claimed 124 lives in Madagascar so far. Here's what you need to know.
The Black Death, when people were too busy dying to mine for lead, was the only time period when lead in the air dropped back to its natural, undetectable levels.
Your privates prooooobably aren't retracting into your abs.
This is intense, but also feels more manageable now.
The girl is recovering in an intensive care unit at a hospital in Bend, Oregon, health officials said.
Officials discovered the plague in a campground after a child contracted the disease last month. On Friday, a falling tree branch also killed two juveniles while they slept.
It was the first case of plague confirmed in Colorado's Larimer County since 1999.
We've come so far...
Are you walking over the bones of plague victims? If you're in London, there is a decent chance that you are.
A recent study found bubonic plague and anthrax. But riders shouldn't worry, researchers said.
Talk about turning lemons into lemonade, amirite?
Bless you modern medicine. If you're home sick with the flu, take comfort in the knowledge you live today.
I'm officially terrified.
A pie chart detailing the devastating ramifications of same-sex marriage. It's math, people. You can't argue with math.
Archeologists discovered the skeleton of a vampire in a mass grave of Venetian plague victims.