How the Plague helped workers

Maybe COVID will do the same

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The Black Death had a devastating impact on Europe. It hit the continent in the middle of the 14th century, being brought from Asia via ships that docked in the Sicilian port of Messina in 1347. When workers boarded these ships, they found the sailors dead and dying, with their bodies covered in the pus and blood oozing “buboes” for which the disease is named…