Plague

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Not to be confused with Plaque.

Plague or The plague is a disease that has a high mortality rate or a calamity with widespread and serious consequences for its victims. The terms plague or the plague may specifically refer to:

Agriculture and medicine[edit]

Religion[edit]

  • Plagues of Egypt, the 10 calamities that God inflicted on Egypt in the book of Exodus

Birds[edit]

Historical plagues[edit]

  • List of epidemics
  • Plague of Athens, a devastating epidemic which hit Athens in ancient Greece in 430 BC
  • Antonine Plague, an ancient pandemic in 165–189 AD brought to the Roman Empire by troops returning from campaigns in the Near East
  • Plague of Justinian, a pandemic in 541–542 AD in the Byzantine Empire
  • The Black Death, the Eurasian pandemic beginning in the 14th century
  • Great Plague of London, a massive outbreak in England that killed an estimated 20% of London's population in 1665–1666
  • Plague Riot, a riot in Moscow in 1771 caused by an outbreak of bubonic plague
  • Third Pandemic, a major plague pandemic that began in China in 1855

Media and entertainment[edit]

Art[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

Films[edit]

Games[edit]

  • Corrupted Blood incident, a virtual plague that occurred in the video game World of Warcraft
  • Plague Inc., a 2012 strategy game for smartphones and tablets by Ndemic Creations

Literature[edit]

Music[edit]

Artists
Albums
EPs
Songs
Musicals

Television[edit]

Technology[edit]

  • Capacitor plague, a condition afflicting computer motherboards in which capacitors fail