I love spending time outside and interacting with the environment around me. However, nothing bothers me more than ticks, and ever since I can remember, I’ve hated these little buggers. While you can’t totally avoid interacting with ticks, you can do certain things to prevent being bitten.
At the beginning of the month, in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia, a city was on high alert. They confirmed a case of a deadly disease that has persisted centuries after it caused the most lethal pandemic in human history, the black plague. The question that kept popping up in the media was, how much do people know about the plague, and are we at risk?