Plague Outbreaks

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There has been many outbreaks of the plague from the first time it developed and the time it stopped causing mass epidemics, which can be attributed to huge advances in medicine. There were three major outbreaks of the plague throughout history. The first came in the 500’s called the Justinian Plague, The European Plague which is the most known of the three major epidemics. The European Plague is where the Plague got its famous nickname “The Black Death”. The final major outbreak of the Plague was known as The Great Plague of London which occurred in the 1600’s. The first outbreak called the Justinian Plague ripped through the Middle East and Asia killing tens of millions of people. This outbreak changed society at the time and the rebuilding

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