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Black Death (Plagues)

Was the black death a diasaster?

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Answered 2008-05-05 09:22:42

Yes. The Black Death was a plague that came in three forms:

* Bubonic: most commonly seen, with a mortality rate of up to 75% * Pneumonic: mortality rate of 90-95% * Septicemic: mortality rate of almost 100%, even today there is no cure. The Black Death killed of a large portion of Europe's population. The Black Death spread very quickly and killed millions of people. Try the site below for more detailed information: Considering it whiped out a third of the earths population...yes, i would consider it to be a disaster

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