Conditions and Diseases
Black Death (Plagues)
What caused the bubonic plague?
Ships were transported back from China which were carrying black
rats (Infected Rats) and the fleas that lived on them sucked their
blood and then sucked humans blood, therefore giving us the
infected blood, therefore giving us the bubonic plague.
What Bubonic plague caused an rapid spreading disease?
What is the difference between the bubonic plague and malaria?
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Is the Bubonic plague caused by a bacteria fungus or virus?
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What was the of people who died in Europe during the plague?
Was the peasant revolt caused by the bubonic plague?
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What are the similarities between bubonic plague and pneumonic plague?
The bubonic plague and the pneumonic plague are caused by the same microorganism. They are different in the way they are contracted. The pneumonic plague is contracted from another person who has pneumonic plague. Pneumonic plague basically affects the lungs. The bubonic plague affects the lymph system. The lymph nodes become swollen and black because they die. The bubonic plague is contracted by fleas that carried the microorganism in their saliva when they bite.
What insect caused the spreading of the bubonic plague?
What is the scientific name for Bubonic Plague?
Answer The Black Death is believed to have been caused by a bacterium, Yersinia pestis, and the disease is called bubonic plague. Answer The Black Plague was caused by the bacterium, Yersinia pestis, which was formerly Pasteurella pestis. The disease vectors were rodents, especially rats, and fleas. The Black Death or Black Plague was a specific outbreak of bubonic plague in Europe during 1346 to 1351.