The Black Death

one of the most devastating pandemics in human history

The disease came from ships arriving in Europe. The symptoms of the Black Plague include fever, headache, chills, feeling of weakness and swollen or tender lymph glands. The disease killed around 75 - 200 million people. This disease was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history.

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arrived in Europe in 1347

lasted in Europe until 1353

The Black Death was caused by fleas carried by rats.