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Paul Gaylord

File photo of a stray cat. (credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Contracts Plague After Getting Bitten By Stray Cat

A woman who tried to help her friend save the life of a choking cat also contracted the plague from the disease-stricken feline over the summer, health officials said Friday.

09/18/2012

File photo of a cat with a mouse (Photo credit: JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Lab Tests Show Woman Contracted Plague From Cat

A woman who tried to help her friend save the life of a choking cat also contracted the plague from the disease-stricken feline over the summer, health officials said Friday.

09/14/2012

File photo of a hospital bed.  (credit: Frank Rosenstein/GettyImages)

Oregon Man Recovering From Rare Case Of Plague

One look at Paul Gaylord’s hands shows why the plague is referred to as “Black Death.”

07/18/2012

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