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    The Bubonic Plague

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    The plague! When people hear those words the first thing that comes to mind is the bubonic plague, but plague has also been used as a metaphor, sometimes in the comical form, for such things like infestation, desertion, and death. Throughout the years, dating back to ancient times, plague in general has caused millions of deaths (10). Plague has made such a great impact in history, that scholars even believe it was the cause of the collapse of the Roman Empire (2). Scientifically speaking the bacterium

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    The Bubonic Plague

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    As a result of their study, rat fleas, also known as Xenopsylla cheopis, are identified to be the main source of transmission of the bubonic plague. The bubonic plague is a disease of rodents, in which bacterial pathogen, Yersinia Pestis, is spread by the infected fleas (Duncan and Scott 2005, 316). Black rats generally like living in close proximity with human populations. Consequently, these rodents

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    Bubonic Plague

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    Bubonic plague is believed to have brought the Byzantine empire to its knees in the 6th century. This is the first ever documented record of bubonic plague in human history. But the fact that bubonic plague continues to afflict human population even today is a matter of concern. Your bubonic plague research paper would revolve around the premise of it being a deadly disease, but we assure you that we won’t scare you by the facts. Bubonic plague is typically differentiated from other infections because

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    Bubonic Plague

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    http://ponderosa-pine.uoregon.edu/students/Janis/menu.html Abstract Bubonic plague has had a major impact on the history of the world. Caused by the bacterium, Yersinia pestis, and transmitted by fleas often found on rats, bubonic plague has killed over 50 million people over the centuries. Burrowing rodent populations across the world keep the disease present in the world today. Outbreaks, though often small, still occur in many places. The use of antibiotics and increased scientific knowledge

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    Bubonic Plague

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    Death, also known as The Plague and the Bubonic Plague, killed thousands over the span of two summers. The Black Death was caused by the bacteria Y. Pestis, which normally lives dormant in a flea's stomach. However, when a flea bites a rat, the rat becomes infected, which eventually leads to a human being infected. Since rats had a high abundance in 1348-1349, the disease was very easily spread to humans, where it then became airborne (pneumonic), bubonic, or spread throughout the blood, also known

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    The Bubonic Plague

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    In the fourteenth century, Europe was struck by the deadliest disease outbreak in history, the bubonic plague. During this time, there emerged a group of Christians called the Flagellants. They would publicly whip themselves and inflict brutal lashings upon their bodies. People knew nothing about viruses or how infections worked, so a common religious explanation was that sickness showed God’s wrath toward some sort of misbehavior. The Flagellants believed that if they punished themselves severely

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    Bubonic Plague

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    When Bubonic Plague visited England in 1348, it was called the Great Mortality. We know it as the Black Death that lasted until 1352 and killed vast populations in Asia , North Africa , Europe , Iceland , and Greenland . In total, it extinguished as much as fifty percent of the world's population. In England , bubonic plague on average killed at least one-third of all inhabitants between 1348 and 1349. In London alone, one out of two people died during the visitation. The bottom line is that

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    The Bubonic Plague

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    “The Black Death and the World After It” The Bubonic Plague, often acknowledged as the worst epidemic in the history of Europe, also known as the Black Death, the Black Plague, and the Pestilence, the worst time was 1348-1350. By the end of 1350, according to Zarlengo, almost three fourths of the population had been decimated. Today the Pestilence has an antibiotic cure and since rats and fleas are kept at a low and are not shipped from one place to another, we have less of a chance of getting it

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    Bubonic Plague Dbq

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    lecture on Witch Persecutions and Trials – Part One was the Bubonic Plague. The Bubonic Plague was also referred to as the “Black Death” that occurred in the 14 century and killed 34 million Europeans, which was roughly one-third of the population. However, the Bubonic Plague did not only devastate Europe, but Asian and the Middle East as well for over 75 million people worldwide succumbed to the Black Death. Despite the fact that the Bubonic Plague originated in the 14th century it kept reoccurring

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    a matter such as the Bubonic Plague strikes in a world unexposed to the current technology and information citizens tend to create false cures and treatments. These treatments are highly dangerous and unhygienic. A common treatment used was bloodletting, which was the act of extracting blood from a patient to remove the disease. Similar to bloodletting was boil-lancing which is when you take a knife to slice the buboes until they bursted. Buboes were a symptom of the Bubonic Plague described as a

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