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London Plague in 1665: an Example of World Reaction to Deadly Disease!

In the 17th century, London was a dismal, dirty, dangerous, and diseased city. And it was about to get worse, much worse. When Black Death (bubonic plague) lashed London again in 1665, more than 68,600 died out of a population of 460,000. It all started slowly in London. Just before Christmas, two men died in […]

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How Mankind Has Responded to Massive Plagues!

Deadly diseases have traditionally been spread by advancing and retreating armies and merchants who sought goods in faraway nations. The most consistent spread of plagues was along the trade routes as merchants sailed to the Far East for exotic goods to satisfy the Europeans’ ever-increasing desire for the “good life.” Travelers, soldiers, and merchants often […]

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Most Deadly Pestilence in History Lashed the Face of America a Hundred Years Ago!

Decaying corpses were stacked all over the burial ground and the streets were littered with the dead. When trains arrived at railroad stations, they had to be cleared of dead and dying passengers. The microscopic killer that lashed the face of America in 1918 and 1919 was Spanish influenza. In the U.S., more than 500,000 […]

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Dangerous Deadly Diseases Could Debilitate Even Destroy USA!

Many Chinese cities are experiencing pure panic as the coronavirus has spread to seven other nations. North Korea has shut it borders to all tourists. America has one case in Washington state and another in Chicago. We are only a short plane ride from Europe and Asia so expect many more. Health experts issued a […]

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