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1 The “Black Death” By Olivia And Mary Michael

2 How the Pleague Began It began in China.
It was carried by rodents but the fleas that bit them also bit humans. It spread rapidly through all of Eurasia.

3 Population Loss Between 45% and 75% of Florence , Italy died in a single year In Venice, 60% died over the time of 18 months. The death rate at Avignon was 50% and was higher among the clergy

4 The Symptoms began 6 days of being infected by bacteria.
early symptoms included: fever, headache, chills, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, decreased appetite, swollen lymph glands, and tiny broken blood vessels. later symptoms worsened and led to death.

5 How Long the Plague Lasted
The Black Plague lasted from It estimated to have killed over 137,000,000 people between Eurasia. the Bubonic Plague started in the 14th century.

6 The ending of the Plague
change in hygiene medical practices doctors took scientific approach

7 The Black Plague By Will and Noah

8 The Black Plague occurred in China in the 1330s
In the early 1330s an outbreak of deadly bubonic plague occurred in China. The bubonic plague mainly affects rodents, but fleas can transmit the disease to people. Once people are infected, they infect others very rapidly. Plague causes fever and a painful swelling of the lymph glands called buboes, which is how it gets its name. The disease also causes spots on the skin that are red at first and then turn black.

9 The plague spread to England
In the following August, the plague had spread as far north as England. People called it the “The Black Death” because of the black spots it produced on the skin. A terrible killer was loose across Europe, and Medieval medicine had nothing to combat it.

10 The three worst types of the plagues
  The bubonic plague was the most commonly seen form of the Black Death. The mortality rate was 30-75%. The pneumonic plague was the second most commonly seen form of the Black Death. The septicemic plague was the most rare form of all

11 Symptoms Headaches Nausea aching joints fever of 101-105 degrees,
vomiting and a general feeling of illness symptoms took from 1-7 days to appear.

12 The Living Dead As this picture illustrates
many people who suffered were believed to be the living dead. It was a horrible time where people were more often than not buried alive! And that brings us to our next slide.

13 Povgila What was most horrible was the island of Povgila
Povgila (Po-vel-yuh)! It is an island of evil where almost all of the victims were stored. They say there ghosts still haunt it to this very day!

14 By: Christian and Harrison
Health By: Christian and Harrison

15 Facts In the middle ages, health was terrible.
There were dirty rodents running around everywhere. As population in cities increased, health and hygiene worsened, leading to health problems.

16 More Facts They didn’t have indoor plumbing, and they never washed their hands either. They also barely ever to a bath. They were dirty people.

17 Fleas The Bubonic Plague started from fleas that rode on rats.
The flea in the Mid-Evil ages was a deadly insect. Back then nobody knew what was the cause of the Bubonic Plague

18 History The people thought that the cause of The Bubonic Plague was God punishing people for their sins.

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