Problems in the medieval era

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  • Problems in the medieval era.
    • Great Plauge of London - 1665.
    • People were un-educated therefore didn't know what causes disease.
    • Bubonic Plauge.
      • spread by flees on black rats.
      • Swellings called buboes appeared.
      • Death occurred within a few days.
    • Pneumonic plague.
      • spread by people breathing or coughing germs.
      • disease attacked the lungs.
      • death occurred quite quickly.
    • The Black Death - entered Britain in July 1348.
      • port of Melcombe.
      • In 1665 - 100,000 dead in London.
      • Many people fled.
        • however, this just helped to spread the disease.


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