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Where was the bubonic plague the worst?

The Black Death (also known as the Pestilence, the Great Mortality or the Plague) was a bubonic plague pandemic occurring in Afro-Eurasia from 1346 to 1353….

Black Death
Disease Bubonic plague
Location Eurasia, North Africa
Date 1346–1353
Deaths 75,000,000–200,000,000 (estimated)

Where was the last outbreak of bubonic plague?

The last major outbreak in the United States occurred in Los Angeles in 1924, though the disease is still present in wild rodents, and can be passed to humans that come in contact with them.

Who was blamed for the spread of the bubonic plague?

As the plague swept across Europe in the mid-14th century, annihilating nearly half the population, people had little scientific understanding of disease and were looking for an explanation. Jews were often taken as scapegoats and accusations spread that they had caused the disease by deliberately poisoning wells.

What ended the plague?

The most popular theory of how the plague ended is through the implementation of quarantines. The number of people dying from the plague was already in decline before the fire, and people continued to die after it had been extinguished.

What plague happened in 1220?


Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 12th century 13th century 14th century
Decades: 1200s 1210s 1220s 1230s 1240s
Years: 1217 1218 1219 1220 1221 1222 1223

Why did the Black Death spread so easily?

Genesis. The Black Death was an epidemic which ravaged Europe between 1347 and 1400. It was a disease spread through contact with animals (zoonosis), basically through fleas and other rat parasites (at that time, rats often coexisted with humans, thus allowing the disease to spread so quickly).