Just how deadly was the Black Death?
The most fatal pandemic recorded in human history
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The Black Death remains the most fatal pandemic recorded in human history. A devastating sweep of bubonic plague that struck Europe and Asia in the mid-1300s, the disease is estimated to have killed some 200 million people. But where did this pernicious pestilence originate, how was it transmitted, and what were its consequences?
Click though find out more about this deadly medieval killer.
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