Bubonic plague has been found in a squirrel in Los Angeles county and two dogs in New Mexico. Yay! Don’t start burning any witches yet, though.
Despite the resilience of the bacillus, the vast improvements in public health have made it near impossible for the plague to spread the way it did in the Middle Ages.
No doubt Jenny McCarthy will soon be on The View speaking out against city sewer systems, septic tanks and washing your hands.