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The Black Death is a deadly plague/disease that swept through Europe between 1347 and 1351; also known as the Bubonic plague.

The disease spread through the air and through the bites of infected rats and fleas. A disease whisky spreads quickly and widely affecting many individuals at one time.

Doctors used simple techniques such as bloodletting, boil-balancing and superstitious practices such as burning herbs and baithinginrose water and vinegar.

The plague epedemic faded out after three years but reappeared every few generations for centuries. Modern sanitation and public-health practices have changed how the disease spread but have not eliminated it.

So many people died there was a serious labor shortage all over Europe which to workers demanding higher wages; landlords refused to pay them. Peasant s left the manors and the manors went to cities to find employment. The disease also hurt the church because they didn't understand why their prayers weren't being answered.

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