The Bubonic Plague

James Stahl

Symptoms of the plague.

the bubonic plague have many horrible symptoms, these symptoms include.
  • buboes, swelling of the lymph nodes
  • gangrene
  • fever
  • chills
  • giddiness
  • headaches
  • muscle aches
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • confusion
  • intolerance to light
  • diarrhea
  • excessive tiredness
  • rare cases meningitis

How to cure the disease.

back in 1346 to 1353 people in bird like masks would go and help the sick these people were called plague doctors. Today the plague is easily curable through modern medicines these include,

  • streptomycin
  • gentamicin
  • doxycycline
  • ciprofloxacin

Have there been any other epidemics?

the bubonic plague has had many outbreaks including one in 1860 as well as one in 1960 to 1970. japan and other armies has used the disease as a means of attack in their wars as a biological and bacteriological warfare.