Conditions and Diseases
Black Death (Plagues)

What carried the Black Death?

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2012-03-08 22:51:39

There was a certain species of flea that preyed on rats. The

fleas carried the bubonic plague virus. The fleas transmitted it to

the rats they fed on. The rats then transferred it to humans, and

the rats were blamed.

Flea in-fested rats.

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