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What causes the bubonic plague?

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Answered 2010-03-09 14:15:00

fleas cause the Bubonic Plague, in the middle ages, the fleas bit rats and jumped onto humans spreading it

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Is there a cure for the Bubonic plague?

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What gave the bubonic plague its name?

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There is a vacine that can cure the Bubonic plague that we have developed today. It can treat the plague and prevent it as well.

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Why is the bubonic plague called bubonic?

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Where did the bubonic plague occur?

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