A 59-year-old man is out of hospital after spending a month in intensive care due to infection from the bubonic plague.
Paul Gaylord, 59, developed the symptoms after he was bitten by a stray cat his family had adopted.
The cat, named Charlie, had caught a rodent which was stuck in his throat. It is thought that the rat was infected by fleas, which carry the disease.
Black (near) death: Paul Gaylord contracted [...]