Um, WTF. . .

Apparently so. This is the news out of Mongolia where a husband and wife from Russia died after contracting the deadly disease while on vacation (It’s not clear from the headline, but the now-dead tourists were not on this plane. This is a flight from the infected area getting checked):

Apparently, they ate a marmot (a large squirrel) that was infected:

And now the border is closed:

It is believed that the bubonic plague is what killed millions during the “Black Death”:

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