What did the officials do to try to stop the spread of the bubonic plague?
They used antibiotics and did blood letting but bloodletting sometimes led to bubonic plaque ...
Asked in Middle Ages
How did medieval people treat the plague and what did they do to try and stop the plague?
People did not know how to stop the plague. They tried things that smelled good: spices and herbs. But nothing really did help. ...
Were citizens able to wage war on the Bubonic Plague?
In the Middle Ages, no one yet knew of the existence of germs nor of viruses. So no one really knew an effective way to fight the Bubonic Plague at that time. People did try to fight it with their limited knowledge, but they were mostly unsuccessful at the time. ...
Where can you find a map of the area affected by the black death?
Try searching in google images: "bubonic plague map"
What did the people do to try to stop the Black death?
they thought that if they carried flowers or if they smoked tobaco or joined the church the plague would stop ...
Asked in Black Death (Plagues), Air Pollution, Bird Flu
How did people try to stop the plague from spreading?
people cut their contact with outside wall. Killed all the rats and other rodents. ...
What did sanitation have to do with the spread of the bubonic plague?
The disease spread by fleas being carried around on rats. In the filth and the warmth of the summer heat, the rotting rubbish is a perfect place for bacteria to breed. People living in the infected area had to sanitise in order to try and prevent the disease from spreading. When people died from the plauge, they hardley every let anyone see the deceased to try and stop the spread. ...
Why didnt they try to stop the Plague Is it something to do with God?
People tried to stop the plague, but they didn't know what caused it. Medical science at that time was very primitive. Some people thought at the time that it was caused by God's wrath, but in fact it was most likely caused by infected fleas carried by rats. ...
What did they have to do to try and stop the black death?
There was little scientific or medical knowledge in the Middle Ages, so most of what they did to try to stop the plague did not have any effect on it. Some things they did were: applied poultices of various foods and substances to the buboes (the swellings caused by the plague); opened the buboes with knives, which actually would make the plague spread faster; various folk medicine or witchcraft remedies such as using a frog applied to the buboes, to try...
Asked in Black Death (Plagues)
Can the black the black plague be prevented?
No, similar to chicken pox, the average human will contract it at least once. You will develop some immunity, but it is still possible to contract the black or bubonic plague again. It is a powerful disease, and it is important to try to contract it as early as possible in order to develop that immunity. ...
Asked in Black Death (Plagues)
Did the government of Europe try to stop the black plague and how?
Government? There was no government as we know it today. There were kings, queens and the church. They ran for their lives and left an area when the plague broke out and often kept moving. ...
How did they try and stop the bubonic plague?
by burning incents, wearing '' bewitched jewels '' and holding rags dipped in sweet smelling oils to their faces. they thought it was air born but was actually fleas from rats or the '' oriental flea '' . they also lit fires to purify the air but because it was the fleas it killed them off because they were killed by smoke and fire. ...
What did people do to try and stop the black death?
Improved hygiene and time is what stopped the plague. As the plague started spreading people did not allow others into their communtities and shied away from other people. These things evetually stopped it, everything else is what didn't work.They tried carrying flowers in their pockets, they tried all sorts of herbs, religion, and anything else they could fathom, they were desperate. ...