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BLACK DEATH The Black Death also known as the Bubonic Plague was a horrible disease that was spread mainly in the middle areas of Europe It serves as a divider in the central and the late Middle Ages There were many changes during these two ages such as the importance of cities because of the plague and the economic crisis some of the countries had that the plague had hit The later Middle Ages are usually distinguished as a period of disaster and trouble because of the Black Death HWC The Black Death npag The Black Death came out in the Gobi Desert in the late 1320s No one really knows the purpose of the plague appearing The plague bacillus was alive and active long before that but indeed Europe itself had suffered an epidemic in the 6th century But the disease had lain relatively dormant in the succeeding centuries We know that the climate of Earth began to cool in the 14th century and perhaps this so-called little Ice Age had something to do with it Whatever the reason it is known that the outbreak began there and spread outward While it did go west it spread in every direction and the Asian nations suffered as cruelly as in any of the other countries that had received the plague In China for example the population dropped from around 125 million to 90 million over the course of the 14th century The Black Death pg 34 The general symptoms of the plague include high fever chills prostration enlarged and painful lymph nodes and in its black form hemorrhages that turn black The hemorrhages that turned black are what gave the disease its name Invasion of the lungs by the bacterium causes a rapidly fatal form of the disease which can be transmitted from one person to another via droplets of blood The Black Death struck so many so quickly and their deaths were so
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