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    Introduction: This report will examine the effect of garbage removal and location and plague status. Both garbage removal and location serve as risk factors and being a plague a cause is the outcome. This risk outcome association will be explored thorough various odds ratio and chi square calculations. The plague is also known as “the black death” and wiped out nearly half of the European population during the middle ages. There are three strains of the Y.pestis bacterium leading to either pneumonic plague, septicemic plague or bubonic plague. Pneumonic plague was spread via droplet transmission and had a nearly 100% case fatality rate. The bubonic plague is the subject of this study and was named as such because of the hardened lymph nodes…

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    History The plague was one of the most devastating widespreads in human history. It originated in China over 2,600 years ago and spread towards Western Europe along the silk road in October of 1347. The silk road was an international trade route between the Mediterranean and China. This was not an actual road, it was an interconnecting group of routes that ran across Central Asia. Although this route was very useful back then, it also had some negative effects to it, “the black death.” While…

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    The Black Death was the largest disaster in European history which killed off more than one-third of the total population. Infectious rats could be found on almost every merchant caravan or trade ship which carried the disease throughout Europe rather quickly. This infectious disease was found in three different forms; septicemic, pneumonic, and bubonic. Septicemic plague occurred when the bacteria multiplied in the blood killing the host in a matter of days because it showed the least amount of…

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    Black Death have been unknown until recent years. Gene sequencing has determined that the plague emerged in China more than 2,600 years ago. However, the first historical record of an actual epidemic was in 1338-1339. It infected the Black Sea port of Kaffa. As trade grew, the disease spread to Europe, where it killed sixty percent of the European population. There are different name for the Black Death that have been used over the years. Some include: the Black Plague,…

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    The Black Plague, also known as the Black Death, was declared as the “Greatest Catastrophe ever” (Benedictow). This disease swept over all of Europe and wiped out about one third of the population. This disease and its affects have been one of the biggest in history. The plague spread rapidly as it could be transmitted from person to person. The disease forever changed Europe’s history and population. The Black Death had huge effects on Europe based on how it spread, what the disease entailed,…

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    of man kind. The pneumonic plague spread though the Eurasia continent infecting and killing anyone who came in contact with the illness, making it a key example of how death is truly unbiased. It is often believed that the “Black Death” was an epidemic contained with in the European continent, over the years the plague has become localized to England, Italy and Germany. This illness was not an epidemic it was a pandemic that began in Asia and spread to Europe across its closely connected trade…

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    Death, they tend to think that it was one disease, when in actuality, it was three separate forms of a disease. The first type, bubonic plague, was the most common plague, and had the lowest death rate (35-65% mortality rate). It had symptoms of headaches, chills, fever, and most noticeably enlarged and swollen lymph nodes (glands of the immune system). The second type was pneumonic plague, which was usually bubonic plague that had spread to the lungs. It usually developed from bubonic plague…

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    The basic basics (basic background knowledge before you go) The Black Death The Black Death was a deadly plague, made up of the septicaemic, the pneumonic and the bubonic plague. It occurred during the Middle Ages killing millions from China, across to Europe and down to Africa and Egypt. The plague was a pandemic because this it was so brutal and damaged a vast amount of the population in many different countries. The septicaemic The rarest and most deadly form of the plague was the…

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    Pneumonic Plague Dbq

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    The 1300’s were a bad time for the citizens of the known world, which included Europe, most of Asia, and also parts of Africa. It was a time of horror, mainly because of the disease commonly known by many names, including, the Black Death, the bubonic plague, and pneumonic plague. This plague was the killer of over a third of the population of Europe, and was unstoppable in nature. It didn’t matter how you tried to safeguard yourself from it, it found you. In the face of such a seemingly…

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    Most know it as the plague that wiped out about 50% of England’s population, but this epidemic actually originated in China circa the 1330s. China was big in the trading industry, its ships infected with the disease stricken fleas on black rats carried this disease down the Mediterranean, over to Europe in the 1340’s. This is when the Bubonic Plague became a big part of history as the “Black Death”. After 5 long years and 1/3 of Europe’s people deceased, the worst of it was over. Although, the…

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