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8 Devastating Plagues To Ravage Humanity

Schuyler J. Dievendorf | 16 Jun 2014 16:48
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In 1665 the Bubonic plague hit London and caused 100,000 deaths. This plague gave rise to the plague doctor, the imagery of the mask has lasted to today and still brings about a certain feeling of terror. Credit for halting the plague is given to the great London fire of 1666, which held the plague at bay by burning basically everything.

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