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Archive for July 23rd, 2014

China Has Bubonic Plague

Posted by w_thames_the_d on July 23, 2014

I guess you can’t use public transportation as a toilet and eat rat meat without some blowback. China hygiene challenges have caught up to them

China has the Bubonic plague and sequestered over 100 people. Not to worry though, I’m sure that Chinese guy sitting next to on your international,flight is healthy as a horse.

Just to be on the safe side, however, perhaps you may wish to skip that flight or use preventative measures instead..

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Health concerns keeping you from visiting China? I know what you are thinking, with air the color of morning coffee, is it safe to breathe in China?

Well, no it is not. But if you are only here for a couple of weeks, what the heck. The human body is very adaptable and within a few days your case of Beijing black lung will be downgraded to bronchitis or chronic asthma.

If its not the air, then maybe you are worried about the food. Chinese innovation being what it is, rat meat is sold for lamb, eggs made from plaster and the rice impregnated with cadmium and lead. But once again, after returning home your body will adapt. Those mind numbing headaches will subside to a minor pounding, but the ringing in your ears you will just have to get used to.

The good news is that all those health issues are relegated to nothingness based on the latest made in China disaster.

China has the bubonic plague.

I guess when hygiene is relegated to somebody else’s problem, China was a disaster in the making and so it is. The black plague has struck.

Now before you go canceling your tickets to the middle kingdom, consider that only 160 people have been quarantined for the disease and so far it has been confined to one specific location….

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