History of Occurrence and Treatment of Bubonic Plague

Discuss the history of the occurrence and treatment of bubonic plague.

Describe the morphology, arrangement, and gram stain of the bacterium. What are the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of the disease? What do you know about its incubation period, duration of illness, and convalescence period? What are chemotherapeutic agents (drugs) used for treatment? Are Vaccines available? How is the bacterium transmitted? How can the bacterium/illness be avoided? Can you name any additional distinguishing or notable features of the bacterium or disease?