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Black Death (Plagues)

Could children catch the black death?

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Answered 2013-06-21 12:56:07

It was a disease passed on by person to person contact & fleas, EVERYONE could get it.

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How did humans catch the black death?

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Where will you catch the black death today?

in the philipians

Could the wife of the lord catch the black death?

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Who was w affected by the black death children or parents?

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How were children affected by the plague?

many children were killed due to Black Death. Children were very likely to pick Black Death and show symptoms.

Where can you catch the black death today?

you cant really cant something as harmful and leeful as the black death today.

How did people catch the Black Death back in the Middle agas?

People caught Black Death by the fleas transferring the virus to humans.

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How did some people try not to catch the black death?

Some people tried not to catch the black death by staying home and away from other humans. The Pope at the time of the black death spent hours sitting down between two hot fires trying to scare away the "evil spirits" that gave people the black death.

Was it easy to catch the black death?

yes cause if you coughed on somebody and you had it then they will have it

How do you catch Black death?

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How did the black death effect children?

Well the children are prone to the disease when they get the dis

Who was the first to die from the black death?

Elderly and children,

Where the people afraid of the black death?

yes because it could kill them if they did not get treatment for the black death

Could children get the black death?

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What would happen to you if you catch the illness of black death?

Basically, you would die.

Who was most likely to catch the black-death?

the merchants and the sailor because they were traveling around allot outside.

Did any doctors catch the plague?

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