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The classic explanation for the Black Death plague is wrong, scientists say Options
Daemon
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The classic explanation for the Black Death plague is wrong, scientists say

Plague came to Europe in the 14th century and rapidly conquered the continent. The pandemic, one of the worst in human history, killed tens of millions. Up to 60 percent of the population succumbed to the bacteria called Yersinia pestis during during outbreaks ... More...
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The disease was contagious, transmitted from person to person, unlike bubonic plague, which is transmitted by fleas and rats.
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But bubonic becomes pneumonic and spreads from person to person, and has a nearly 100% mortality rate. Which is self-limiting, eventually.
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