How it attacks and spreads
Who and where it strikes
1st stage The pneumonic plague results in fever, cough, chest pain, lethargy, chills, dyspnea (breathlessness), hemoptysis (coughing up of blood), hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure), and shock.
2nd stage The bubonic plague is actively attacking bacteria, after an incubation period of 2-6 days. The victim will suffer from buboes, particularly regarding the inguinal nodes, headache, fever, and a lack of energy.
3rd stage The septicemic plague results in hypotension, hepatosphlenomegaly (enlargement of the liver and spleen) delirium, seizures (in children), shock, lack of energy and fever
Many of the cases are rare and severe.