Black Death Transmission

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The Middle Ages was a period of time in between the age of technology and the Fall of Western Rome. It was generally known as the Dark Ages, as it was a time of stress and confusion for both rich and poor. Without an emperor controlling them, the feudal system was created because it was thought to create order. After all, it is simply putting different people where they belong, but this was not the case, fighting and disease started to spread throughout Western Europe. One of the most popular diseases in Western Europe was the Black Death. The terrifying epidemic also called the Great Illness, existed between 1347 and 1351, lasting 4 whole years. It was a horrific disease with many different symptoms leading to death. During the Black…show more content…
Destroying any towns in its path. One of these methods of transmission is direct contact. Animals can transfer it to humans and humans can also transfer it to other humans. Direct contact means that the human or animal directly touched the human in terms of physical contact. For example, if the animal jumps on the person or the person holds the animal, they will contract the Black Death instantly. Another type of transmission is through a vector. A vector is a transfer method that involves the animal biting into the human, letting the bacteria through, or an animal can also scratch the surface of the human 's skin. The punctured skin will act as a passage for the bacteria or the fluid containing the bacteria to get through. The last method of transmission of the Black Death is through droplets, or liquid. The most popular liquid that spread the Black Death is water. Peasants often didn’t have enough money to afford purified or clean water. They used streams and rivers to drink and it was contaminated with the Black…show more content…
It was generally known as the Dark Ages, as it was a time of stress and confusion for both rich and poor. Without an emperor controlling them, the feudal system was created because it was thought to create order. After all, it is simply putting different people where they belong, but this was not the case, fighting and disease started to spread throughout Western Europe. One of the most popular diseases in Western Europe was the Black Death. The terrifying epidemic also called the Great Illness, existed between 1347 and 1351, lasting 4 whole years. It was a horrific disease with many different symptoms leading to death. During the Black Deaths prime, the disease spread fast in different ways, with doctors struggled to find any cures that could stop the process of cure it completely. The symptoms, transmission, and the lack of a cure for the Black Death led to fatal times where many
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