Top 40 Deadliest Catastrophes in History

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2. Great Mortality

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“Black Death” or the “Great Mortality” has got its name because of its terrible manifestation. The plague took more than 75 million lives. People believed that the disease was sent as the God’s punishment for their sins. It was incurable, and no medication existed even for alleviating the pain. Typical symptoms were black spots on the patients’ bodies.

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