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Black Death

  • n  the epidemic form of bubonic plague experienced during the Middle Ages when it killed nearly half the people of western Europe
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  • Bubonic plague kills teen in central Asia
    KYRGYZSTAN – Known as the Black Death, it killed 25 million people in Europe during the middle ages. Now in Kyrgystan officials have to quarantine more than 100 people after a teenage boy died of bubonic plague. Reports say the …
    Aug. 28, 2013 - CW39 NewsFix
  • Death from Bubonic Plague Reported in Kyrgyzstan
    Kyrgyzstan’s Health Ministry has confirmed the death of a teenager from bubonic plague, an infectious disease most famously known as the Black Death that killed approximately one-third of Europe’s population in the 14th century.  On August 26 the ministry said an autopsy on 15-year-old Temirbek Isakunov had confirmed the boy had contracted the disease. Isakunov died in Issyk-Kul province on ...
    Aug. 26, 2013 - EurasiaNet

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