From the lepers in the Bible to the victims of the Plague and the Spanish flu – the main tools to combat contagious diseases were isolations and lockdowns.
Though rat bites can cause a nasty condition called hantavirus, we are healthy, thank God a million times, but our furry frenemies? They are with us.
The city has also put the district where the village is located on the second-lowest alert level on its four-level system for plague response until the end of the year.
The plague is still found worldwide, but has mostly been found in animals.
Due to global warming, high-elevation ice patches and glaciers have recently yielded a myriad of historical finds for archaeologists to discover.