THE BLACK DEATH

BY GRACE FIELD

SYMPTOMS

The plague originates from fleas on rats and bad smells.

The symptoms include: buboes, (buboes appear in the groin neck and armpits. They ooze pus and blood,) fever of 38-41 degrees Celsius headaches, painful aching joints, nausea, vomiting and a general feeling of malaise.

We who get the bubonic plague die within 4-7 days.


DO'S AND DON'TS

-Do sniff herbs to get rid of the smells

-Don't splash other peoples blood onto your face

-Do burn pin and lemon leaves

-Don't touch people who have the plague

-Do carry pouches filled with herbs and camphor

-Don't go out-side

-Do have a fire burning at all times. (Fire keeps the plague away

-Don't talk to people with the plague