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    and diseases. The medicine at the time wasn't very accurate because doctors had no idea what caused people to become sick. Medieval doctors started to realize, after the plague, that hygiene and being clean helped prevent some of the terrible diseases. The Black Death In Europe during the middle ages, there was an awful plague called The Black Death. This disease was believed to kill nearly a third of Europe's whole population. There were no real types of antibiotics so doctors basically…

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    you are breathing in infected air. . .BOOM! You can get this deadly disease. The majority of the time it takes 10-14 days before the plague has killed off most of a contaminated rat colony. Which made it very difficult for great numbers of fleas gathered on the rest of the living. But after three days of fasting, hungry rats and fleas turn onto humans. A plague is a contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever (Person 13). Blood and pus were followed by strange swellings and other…

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    Intro - There are many ways the Black Plague affected Europe. Dead body’s stacking up outside your home was normal. I will tell you about the horrifying things the Black Death did to people, and how the plague got to Europe. Then I will tell you about some of the insane ways they tried to treat the Black Death. How did this misery end? Keep reading to find out. Paragraph 1 - What was the Black Death? The Black Plague was one of the worst catastrophes in history. It destroyed a higher…

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    You can not imagine what I have gone through last year. A great bubonic plague epidemic hit London and led to the death of thousands of people. Recently, I heard some horrible news that the plague will spread to the Glasgow soon. I’m so worried about you. So I’m going to tell you something about my experiences, what will the life with plague be like and how to deal with it, so that you can prepare yourself mentally in advance. Before the situation got worse, I bought a plenty of food to sustain…

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    The Black Death was one of the most catastrophic pandemics in human history. Between the years of 1346 and 1353, the plague killed an estimated 75 to 200 million people. The Black death had originated in the plains of Central Asia, it quickly travelled along the Silk Road, until it reached Crimea in 1343. It was then spread throughout the Mediterranean and Europe being carried by fleas living on black rats. Symptoms of the black death included victims having fevers, abdominal pain, feeling…

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    In the summer of 1793, Yellow Fever was a plague that took thousands of souls of people that lived in Philadelphia. The Yellow fever got to Philly by foreign ships with mosquito that have bread in the cargo areas. People got yellow fever by an infected mosquito. The mosquito got infected by biting people that were already infected. The people that treated the infection were doctors from Philadelphia and French doctors. Both the French and American doctors tried to help all the yellow fever…

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    painful disease, as if you contracted the plague you would have symptoms such as black buboes (Buboes are painful masses that appear in the groin and armpits) which would have continued for approximately a week. There was always a tiny chance of living if the buboes did burst. What caused the “Black Death?” Stuart doctors said that dogs and cats, pigs, pet rabbits and pigeons could spread the plague. The government believed them and tried to prevent the plague by killing all the dogs in the…

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    the Middle Ages the most mind boggling thing was how fast it spread. The Black Death had a major impact on the daily life of those who unfortunately caught the disease, the real mystery was what caused it. The Black Death, The Bubonic Plague, quickly spread through Europe causing…

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    have just crossed somebody with the bubonic plague, also known as the Black Death. In Barbara Tuchman’s “This Is the End of the World: The Black Death”, she explains what the bubonic plague is and what effects it caused to this world. Tuchman explains that the bubonic plague first spawned in “China and spreaded through Tartary to India and Persia, Mesopotamia, Syria, Egypt, and eventually reaching Europe by 1346” (Tuchman 597). By mid 1350, the bubonic plague…

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    There has been many plagues throughout history but not one earning the name the black death in the thirteenth century. The bubonic plague was a deadly disease that decimated Europe’s population and infrastructure during the mid fourteenth to early fifteenth century, but while it had a positive effect on the economy at the same time religion was at a decline. The bubonic plague is an ancient disease that is derived from a bacteria called yersinia pestis that infects rodents and then transmitted…

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