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In 1348, the Black Plague made it's way into Florence by means of fleas who lived on rats. The contagious disease quickly spread to humans.
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Those displaying symptoms were not even allowed to enter the city, but it was too late, the plague was already spreading rapidly.
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People started trying to practice medicine without any formal training, but it was discovered that nothing would cure the plague.
Some people thought they could escape the plague by enjoying life by partying, consuming alcohol and celebrating; It is believed they thought their fate was certain and they were doomed to die anyways.
Others took a different approach; isolating themselves and trying to escape the plague, leaving their city and families behind, but as a result this transported the plague further.
As the death toll climbed, traditional burial processes changed. So many people were dying and so quickly that trenches were built and people were dumped and buried by the hundreds.