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How the 2021 Sundance Film Festival — and many of its films — reflected life in a time of plague.

From Vox

The crown used the information to gauge the toll of the plague on its largest city and the relative safety of conducting royal business within city limits.

Throughout human history, we have been subjected to wave after wave of viral and bacterial plagues.

From Time

It’s unclear how the plague bacterium first reached Siberia or whether it caused widespread infections and death, Götherström says.

Reading Peter Singer’s The Life You Can Save in the year of the plague.

From Vox

Similar stories plague many parts of Latin America, Africa, and Eastern Asia.

Why is violence against women central to so many of the conflicts that plague the planet today?

Spread happens easily, however, and epidemics are propagated when the third form of plague occurs: pneumonia plague.

As I described in an article over the summer when the fatal case in China was diagnosed, plague has three distinct clinical forms.

The plague made a brief appearance in China earlier this year and continues in the U.S. with a few cases annually.

The great plague of this and the subsequent year broke out at St. Giles, London.

Garnache need not plague himself with vexation that his rash temper alone had wrought his ruin now.

A man was whipped through London for going to court when his house was infected by plague.

The plague at Smyrna committed great ravages; about 300 died daily for some time.

Those little Babcocks are sure to come, invited or not, and as surely would plague the life out of her.


On this page you'll find 175 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plague, such as: contagion, curse, epidemic, infection, infestation, and influenza.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.