The Deadly Death

The most notorious disease episode in history

When and Where?

  • occurred in 1300's-1400's
  • Mostly in Europe
  • It began in Central Asia and China

How did effect Europe?

  • Killed 25 million people
  • 30-60% of Europe’s population
  • Trade dropped as much as 93%
  • The demise of fedual sysytem of governemnt was accelerated


  • fever, trembling, swelling under the armpits, coughing, sweating
  • spitting blood left to an agonizing death
  • parched throat also present in pneumatic version