Time to add 'bubonic plague' to the list of 2020 madness
You won't be moaning about masks when we have to start wearing these
Just when you thought 2020 couldn’t get any more mental, it’s revealed there has been a case of BUBONIC PLAGUE reported in China.
The bubonic plague - which is called that as it causes huge painful boils under the armpits and in the groin - took the lives of an estimated 75–200 million people in Eurasia and North Africa. It peaked in Europe from 1347 to 1351.
In the UK, the plague is synonymous with THE BLACK DEATH, which tore through the overcrowded and dirty city of London until it was razed to the ground by the Great Fire in 1666. Modern science tells us that the plague is caused by yersinia pestis bacteria, transmitted by fleas that live on rats, but back then they thought a