black plague

The Black Death May Have Had A Surprising Effect On The Environment

The Black Death May Have Had A Surprising Effect On The Environment

From 1347 to 1351, a nightmare disease ravaged Europe, afflicting victims with putrid black boils, fevers, vomiting, and in short order, death. Daily life ground to a halt as the Black Death spread along medieval trade routes, claiming an estimated 20 million lives with ruthless efficiency. Now, a team of…

Why Do People Still Get The Plague?

Why Do People Still Get The Plague?

People don’t die of the Black Plague in the 21st century — except when they do. And the disease won’t be going away any time soon.