Black Death: The great epidemic of bubonic plague that killed a large part of the population of Europe in the mid-14th century. Known as bubonic plague, and started in the East as early as 1340. Some symptoms are seizures, skin color change, high fever, and cramps. And some things you can do to treat it is take antibiotics, use intravenous fluids, and respiratory support.
One big effect it had was on industry. It did damage that took 200 years to fix. There were less people to work because they had died. The number of working days went from 1400 to around 10. Another thing was it affected clothing manufacturing. The clothing manufacturer’s production sky rocketed. Most all the farms that actually made money at one point were eventually abandoned.
Another effect it had was on poor people. They were most likely to get it because a lot of them slept outside and that is where a lot of the fleas and rats lived. They had poor nutrition and polluted water was there way of hydration. So in return they are less likely to fight infections as well as rich people. And another reason they were most likely to get sick is because they couldn’t keep as clean as a richer person could.
Black Death killed an estimated number between 75 and 200 million people in the 14th century. Europeans living in isolated areas suffered less, whereas monks and priests were especially hard hit since they cared for Black Death’s victims. Some Europeans targeted various groups such as Jews, friars, foreigners, beggars, and lepers. They thought some of these groups were to blame because they had psoriasis or acne. So they executed a lot of these groups because they thought they were the reason for the plague.
Well Black Death was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history. There were three major outbreaks of plague. The three were the plague of Justinian, Great plague of London, and the Great...