Differences Between Rats And The Black Death

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Rats and the Black Death The Black Death will forever be one of the scariest and catastrophic disease outbreaks that stuck mankind. In 1347 the Black Death surfaced wiping out entire towns, eventually claiming the lives of some 60 percent of the European population. Most of our history teachers and historians blame the outbreak on the fleas carried by the black rat. From my research on the topic I am amazed to say that some of the articles that I have read have me rethinking what I had been taught over this topic may have been wrong or inaccurate. According to this article, I believe that black rats are no responsible for the speared of the Black Death. The article made very strong points by used the climate from this time period and the

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