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1512 woodcut of plague victim, apparently attended by a doctor and demons.

1512 woodcut of a doctor and his assistants tending to a plague patient

in central Russia people got a plague called Russian plague (which is the same as the bubonic plague.) in Moscow 1/6 to 1/3 people died. They think they got the plague when they were having the Russian-Turkish war. (happened during 1768 – 1774). This Day in History: Mar12, 1918: Moscow becomes the capital of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

in central Russia people got a plague called Russian plague (which is the same as the bubonic plague.) in Moscow to people died. They think they got the plague when they were having the Russian-Turkish war.

Bubonic Plague -- Middle Ages

Man develops BUBONIC PLAGUE from stray cat bite and narrowly escapes death... but will have fingers and toes amputated

The same bacterium that ravaged medieval Europe as the "Black Death" still occasionally re-emerges. This past week, five cases were reported: four in Colorado and one in China.

Plague: Accounts suggest the Black Death in 1348-1349 was viewed as God's punishment on the people

Black Death backtrack: Don't blame the rats, the plague was 'spread by PEOPLE'

Plague: Accounts suggest the Black Death in 1348-1349 was viewed as God's punishment on the people

Black Death hits AMERICA as the medieval plague that wiped out a quarter of the world’s population is found in several sick New Mexicans

Black Death hits AMERICA as the medieval plague that wiped out a quarter of the world’s population is found i

Black Death hits AMERICA as the medieval plague that wiped out a quarter of the world’s population is found in several sick New Mexicans

The Black Death might have been spread by gerbils, not rats. The Franciscans treating victims of the plague, miniature from La Franceschina, ca 1474, codex by Jacopo Oddi (15th century). Italy, 15th century. Perugia, Biblioteca Capitolare (Library) (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)

Scientists now suspect gerbils were the real villains in the Black Death

The hospital experience in medieval England

There is no overpopulation, people need to stop overcrowding in cities, then disease will go down.

Ancient Plague DNA Points To Possibility Of Future Outbreaks, Scientists Say

Black Death burial pit found at site of medieval abbey in Lincolnshire

Black Death burial pit found at site of medieval abbey in Lincolnshire

Black Death burial pit found at site of medieval abbey in Lincolnshire - History of Royal Women

Remains of Great Plague victims discovered underneath London station

Remains of Great Plague victims discovered underneath London station

A group of bodies discovered below London's Liverpool Street station is thought to be the resting place of about 30 victims of the Great Plague of Ar

Public Health WARNING for citizens over the age of 60.

Public Health WARNING for citizens over the age of 60.

14th century depiction of Flagellants mortifying themselves in penitence (bought about by the onset of the Black Death)

flagellants -- I suspect the open skin made contracting plague even easier.

Exsurge (Arte Medieval) Like This Page · 35 minutes ago  The flagellants at Doornik (Tournai) in 1349 Copy of a Miniature from the Chronicle of Aegidius Li Muisis. Brussels. source: wikimedia / Bridgemanart

ZIEKTE / Exsurge (Arte Medieval) Like This Page · 35 minutes ago The flagellants at Doornik (Tournai) in 1349 Copy of a Miniature from the Chronicle of Aegidius Li Muisis.

In 1666 the Great Plague tore through London, wiping out nearly a quarter of its population. See how it spread, who was blamed and how many died in our infographic – packed with surprising facts and figures.

The Great Plague in numbers

In 1666 the Great Plague tore through London, wiping out nearly a quarter of its population. See how it spread, who was blamed and how many died in our infographic – packed with surprising facts and figures.

Authentic Plague Doctor Mask. Germany 14th Century

Authentic plague doctor mask, Germany, ca. the "beak" would be stuffed with herbs to protect the doctor from the miasma that carried the plague.

four thieves vinegar- history of thieves during plague not getting sick.  kills airborne pathogens

Black Plague Priest The Legend of the Four Thieves

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Black Death - It is one of the worst catastrophes in recorded history – a deadly plague that ravaged communities across Europe, changing forever their social and economic fabric. But how much do you know about the Black Death? | History Extra

bubonic plague essay 10 surprising facts about the Black Death