Bubonic Plague

History of the Plague, and Age group/gender/cultural group affectedasic description of the disease

The Plague attacks the lymph nodes and terns them black.

The Bubonic Plague stared in Central Asia in 1338/9. It reached China and India in 1346, and the Black Sea port of Kaffa in 1347.

Hunters and Trappers have a greater chance of getting the Plague because of the dead animals.

Symptoms, How body is affected by the disease, and Cures/treatments for the disease

Sudden onset fever, chills, headache, weakness, and one or more swollen, tender and painful lymph nodes.

The Plague comes form rats or dead animals, fleas that drink blood from these animals then feed on humans and gives us the Plague.

People with the Plague need immediate treatment within 24 hours when the first symptoms occur, if not death my occur, Streptomycin, Gentamicin, Doxycyline, and Ciprofloxacin are


What causes the disease, How a person’s daily life is affected by the disease, and Number of Americans affected by the disease

The Bubonic Plague is causes by bacteria called Yersinia pestis.

They would not have a lot of energy to do much and they would be contained in there house.

199-2010 only 999 people had the Bubonic Plague.