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Infected Plague Nodes on a Human Neck

Infected Plague Nodes on a Human Neck Disasters Medieval Times Famous Historical Events World History STEM Medicine

This girl has bubonic plague.  Note the black nodes on her neck. 

The color of such nodes helped to give the illness its nickname -The Black Death - although people in the fourteenth century typically referred to the disease as "the pestilence."


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Photo, Center for Disease Control.

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