Connect with us

Health

Black Death spread four times faster in second London outbreak – BBC Focus Magazine

Researchers found an acceleration in transmission between the Black Death of 1348 and later epidemics, which culminated in the Great Plague of 1665.

Published

on

post featured image

The plague spread across London around four times faster in the 17th Century than it had in the 14th Century, a new study suggests.
Researchers found an acceleration in transmission between the Black Death of 1348 estimated to have wiped out more than one-third of the population of Europe and later epidemics, which culminated in the Great Plague of 1665.
As well as the epidemics in the 14th and 17th Centuries, there were 18 other plague epidemics in London between 1563 and 1666, though these w…

Click here to view the original article.

You might also like ...

Study finds link between brain’s network connections and epilepsy-related atrophy – News-Medical.Net
Surprising discovery reveals new target for aggressive lung adenocarcinoma – News-Medical.Net
The covid-19 symptoms to watch out for – The Washington Post