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- The worst single epidemic in human history, the Black Death of 1346 to 1353 killed millions and changed society for ever. Read the key facts and figures.
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- The percentage of the population of Europe who died from the plague, as many as one in every two people. The number of different forms of the plague - bubonic, pneumonic, and septicaemic. The number of skeletal remains excavated from a London plague burial site that, in 2011, tested positive for evidence of the plague bacteria Yersinia pestis, confirming this to be the cause of the plague. More about what caused the Black Death. More cures for the Black Death. More consequences of the Black Death.
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The disease was a bacillus, which was an organism that would attach itself to fleas. The fleas would then attach to rodents, and further be carried over to humans. The flea would regurgitate blood from the rodent into the human blood stream, infecting the human. The stomach of the flea would then get blocked and the flea would die from starvation. Symptoms of the disease included: high fevers, aching limbs, and vomiting blood. It usually lasted only about three or four days. People were terrified of the ... BlackDeath-White-life's blog - BlackDeath-White-life - Skyrock.com
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Black Death - History In Numbers
The worst single epidemic in human history, the Black Death of 1346 to 1353 killed millions and changed society for ever. Read the key facts and figures.