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How did black plague start?

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It started with the spread of people around the world and rats being aboard ships that carried food. They would eat the food and then leave feces in it which contaminated it with bacteria that carried the plague. Rats are a reservoir for the plague. It then became able to be transmitted from person to person turning it into a epidemic across Europe

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