Great Plague,a deadly epidemic that also emanated from China.

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In the twilight of Corona Virus, a deadly virus that has almost crippled the world economy. There has been accusation and counter accusation between U.S and China on the origin of Corona Virus. Although,the first reported case of the virus was in Wuhan, a city in China. It was confirm by World Health Organization in 2019. 

However,this is not the first time a deadly virus would originate from China. The Great Plague, an epidemic that killled over hundred thousand of people in London was also linked to China.  The plague was cause by Yersinia Pestis Bacterium which was transmitted by the bite of infected rat flea. 

The Great plague lasted from 1665 to 1666 but with the help of  quarantine,the virus was ended.


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