The Black Death

By : Ania Malloy

How did it spread ?

  • The Black Death spread from fleas that bit infected rats , that then bit humans .

When and where ?

  • The Black Death occurred during the 14th century Europe .
  • The Black Death originated in Asia and spread along European sailors contacting the disease.

What were some symptoms ?

  • Fevers
  • Chills
  • Headaches
  • Heavy sweats
  • Swollen tender lymph glands
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Rats

Rats were the main cause of the Black Death . They carried the bacteria
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Heavy Sweats

Heavy sweating wads symptom of the Black Death
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Fleas

Fleas bit humans and infected them with the bacteria from the rats .