The Black Death

Aka bubonic plague


enlarged, painful, tender lymph nodes called buboes.

Other symptoms are fever, chills, headaches, and weakness .

If ifs not treated the infection will spread throughout the whole body.

Where did it start

The Black Death arrived in Europe in October 1347 by sea.

When after a long a trip through the Black Sea 12 trading ships docked at the Sicilian port of Messina .

People who gather found most of the sailors on the ship dead, the ones alive were seriously ill with a great fever and mysterious black spots with puss and blood oozing out.

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How it spread

The bubonic plague illness is spread to humans by fleas carrying the disease they would usually get on people's clothes.

Or an infected animal usually small rodents like rats and and mice.