black death

Topics: Black Death, Bubonic plague, Yersinia pestis Pages: 2 (640 words) Published: December 6, 2013
The return of the bubonic plague from the past
A strange disease attacks the Pine Hills community and the city goes berserk/chaotic. Scientist from Harvard and Yale work together to discover the deadly disease. So far 52 people have died and from there DNA, scientists have discovered that the bacteria are similar to the genetics the Black Death was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, killing an estimated 75 to 200 million people and peaking in Europe in the years 1348–50 CE. Although there were several competing theories as to the etiology of the Black Death, analysis of DNA from victims in northern and southern Europe published in 2010 and 2011 indicates that the pathogen responsible was the Yersinia Pestis bacterium, probably causing several forms of the bubonic plague.

The Black Death is thought to have originated in the arid plains of central Asia, where it then travelled along the Silk Road, reaching the Crimea by 1346. From there, it was most likely carried by Oriental rat fleas living on the black rats that were regular passengers on merchant ships. Spreading throughout the Mediterranean and Europe, the Black Death is estimated to have killed 30–60% of Europe's total population. All in all, the plague reduced the world population from an estimated 450 million down to 350–375 million in the 14th century. This caused an epidemic-outbreak and innumerable deaths. After the chaos in the past rats then past it down in offspring and the fleas then bite the rat taking the blood with the disease and latched on to an parent cat with the blood of the rat still inside and when Angelica purr chase her cat. Latched on to the cat the flea then bites and regurgitates the Yersinia Pestis into Angelica Rogers carries it to Evans. (But somehow she survived). Death comes back to Evans high school

Recently the first death came to the Maynard Evans Trojan’s quarterback on the varsity football team. From past research doctors have tried the cure...
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